By A. David Redish
There are presently significant theories concerning the function of the hippocampus, a particular constitution behind the temporal lobe. One says that it shops a cognitive map, the opposite that it's a key locus for the transitority garage of episodic stories. A. David Redish takes the procedure that realizing the position of the hippocampus in house will give the chance to handle its function in much less simply quantifiable components equivalent to reminiscence. Basing his research at the learn of rodent navigation--one of the first domain names for knowing info processing in the brain--he locations the hippocampus in its anatomical context as a part of a better sensible system.Redish attracts at the broad experimental and theoretical paintings of the final a hundred years to color a coherent photo of rodent navigation. His presentation encompasses a number of degrees of study, from single-unit recording effects to behavioral initiatives to computational modeling. From this origin, he proposes a singular figuring out of the function of the hippocampus in rodents which could make clear the position of the hippocampus in primates, explaining info from primate experiences and human neurology. The e-book can be of curiosity not just to neuroscientists and psychologists, but additionally to researchers in laptop technology, robotics, synthetic intelligence, and synthetic lifestyles.
Read Online or Download Beyond the Cognitive Map: From Place Cells to Episodic Memory PDF
Similar neuropsychology books
This quantity offers an up to the moment and complete evaluation of the philosophy and neuroscience stream, which applies the tools of neuroscience to standard philosophical difficulties and makes use of philosophical the way to remove darkness from matters in neuroscience. on the center of the move is the conviction that simple questions about human cognition, lots of which were studied for millennia, will be replied in simple terms through a philosophically subtle take hold of of neuroscience's insights into the processing of knowledge by way of the human mind.
Publicity treatment is the simplest mental therapy for anxiousness, but many clinicians lack self assurance of their skill to enforce it successfully whereas holding consumers engaged. This critical ebook presents directions for carrying out exposure-based interventions and overcoming universal roadblocks.
This publication experiences the development made in Europe over the past decade within the box of Cognitive Neuroscience and issues out thoughts for the long run.
This article presents a learn of Jean-Martin Charcot, a founding determine within the background of neurology as a self-discipline and a colleague of Sigmund Freud. It argues that Charcot’s diagnostic and pedagogic versions, explaining either how sickness is well-known and defined and the way to educate the act of neurological prognosis, can be thought of via a theatrical lens.
- Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia
- Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 60
- Creativity and the Brain
- Psychological Debriefing: Theory, Practice and Evidence
Additional resources for Beyond the Cognitive Map: From Place Cells to Episodic Memory
What makes both of these praxic strategies is that they require complex sequences of responses , but that once each sequencebegins, it completes to the end without external input . We can say that it is ballistic . , 1975; Pearson, 1976; Brooks, 1986; Gallistel , 1980; Bizzi , Mussa-Ivaldi , and Giszter, 1991). As with . taxon navigation , however , there is not enough neurophysiologi cal data to construct a systems-level praxic navigation theory for rodents, although some specific neural structures can definitely be said to be involved (seebelow ) .
As with . taxon navigation , however , there is not enough neurophysiologi cal data to construct a systems-level praxic navigation theory for rodents, although some specific neural structures can definitely be said to be involved (seebelow ) . , 1993; Ungerleider and Haxby, 1994; Colby, Duhamel , and Goldberg , 1995). But also in auditory (Stricanne, Andersen , and Mazzoni , 1996). Tactile cues have not bieentested. In the rodent , the ho ' mologous areas are Krieg s area 7 (Krieg , 1946) . In chapter 3, we reviewed data implying that the parietal cortex in rodents plays a role in representing distal cues.
Thus, during a turn , the hill of activity over the head direction cell population gradually shifts. 996) . Zhang(1996) Zhang (1996) presented the first simulation results of a pure attractor model of the head direction system.