Cognitive science introduction

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hey!

are there any good books or online lectures for an intro to Cog science? Is this a good one?:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0262691752/?tag=pfamazon01-20

I'm not interested in popularizations, first year academic material would be great

Thanks!
 

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In general:

Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
by Baars and Gage

Philosophical side:

Neurophilosophy
by Patricia Churchland

and in my not-so-humble opinion, the evolutionary story is important so that you you really understand the underlying functions of some of the processes that contribute to consciousness:

Evolutionary Neuroscience,
by Kaas
 

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