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Cover image: This image is a lithograph by F. Schima from a drawing by Sigmund Freud of the spinal ganglion of the lamprey Petromyzon. Before he discovered the unconscious, Freud had a promising career as a neural scientist. The cover thus recognizes that, a century after Freud's discovery, progress in the study of cognition has reemphasized the importance of unconscious mental processes for perception and action. (Reproduced, with permission, from Sigmund Freud, “Über Spinalganglien und R¨ckenmark der Petromyzon,” Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, LXXVIII. Band I. Abtheilung, 1878, copyright New York Academy of Medicine.)