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Memory, learning, and higher function : a cellular view : with 143 figures / C. D. Woody.

By: Publication details: New York : Springer-Verlag, c1982.Description: xiv, 483 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 0387905251
  • 3540905251
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 153 22 WOO
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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Commonsense Views of Memory and Learning
Obtained from Philosophy
Knowledge, Recollection, Perception
Inference and Experience
Sensation, Neural Activation, Neural Adaptation

Chapter 2 The Reflex and Behavior
The Reflex
Adaptive Reflexes
Behavioral Outcomes of simple Adaptive Reflex
Review of Behavioral Outcomes of Repetitively Induced
Reflex Adaptions
Behavioral Outcomes of Associatively Induced Reflex

Chapter 3 Associative Processes and Behavioral Psychology
Philosophic Significance of Association
What Happens to Networks of Adaptive Reflexes as consequences of
the state of the organism?
Specific Behavior as a consequence of specific Reflexes
Operations Altered by Specific Neural Adaptations
Difference in Motor and Sensory Adaptation Inferred from
patterns of Motor and Sensory Generalization
Mapping the Reflex through sets of Adaptive Neurons

Chapter 4 Cellular Correlates of Learned Behavior
Electro physiologic Correlates of Behavior
The Tracking of Engrams
Neural Stimulation and Behavioral Changes
Neural Stimulation and Cellular Changes

Chapter 5 Subcellular substrates of learning and Memory
Theories of Cellular Plasticity
Ionic Conductance Mechanisms Mediating Neuronal
Critical Variables Controlling Changes in Membrane
Control of Neuronal Adaption
Selected Techniques for Studying Cellular Plasticity

Chapter 6 Reflex Circuitry Supporting Higher Functions
Introduction to Higher Functions
The Mnemonic Process and Amnesia
Korsakoffs Syndrome
Stable versus Dynamic Memory Storage
Mnemonic Features Revealed by Electrical Stimulation
of the Brain

Chapter 7 Cybernetics: A Means for Analysis of Neural
Processing of Information by Automation
General Theories of Information Handling
Specific Theories of Line Labeled Information Handling
Evaluation of the Analysis

Bibliography: p. [403]-460.

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