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 Context‐Dependent Firing of Hippocampal Place Cells: Does It Underlie Memory?

James A. Ainge, Paul A. Dudchenko, and Emma R. Wood

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The relationship between context-dependent hippocampal activity and tasks that are hippocampus dependent is not clear-cut. Although in some hippocampus-dependent tasks context-dependent place field ... More


What the Comparative Approach to Decision Making Has to Offer

Philip H. Crowley and Thomas R. Zentall

in Comparative Decision Making

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199856800
eISBN:
9780199301508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856800.003.0048
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Decision making—in practice and in concept—pervades essentially all intellectual activities, nucleating many analyses and applications within a broad array of disciplines. It is time to take full ... More


Optics

Russell L. De Valois and Karen K. De Valois

in Spatial Vision

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195066579
eISBN:
9780199872220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the factors that affect ability to perceive spatial relations in the visual world. These include the nature of light, image-forming characteristics of the eye, photochemical ... More


Varieties of Future Experience

Karl K. Szpunar and Endel Tulving

in Predictions in the Brain: Using Our Past to Generate a Future

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395518
eISBN:
9780199897230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395518.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter is organized into two main sections. First, it provides an overview of the concept of “autonoetic consciousness,” which is defined as the capacity to be consciously aware of one's ... More


Current approaches to mapping language in electromagnetic space

Marta Kutas, Kara D. Federmeier, and Martin I. Sereno

in The Neurocognition of Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507932
eISBN:
9780191687242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507932.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses some of the ways one can look at language, and outlines the improvements that have been made and need to be made in order for the brain-language mappings to yield the ... More


Functional neuroimaging in cognitive neuroscience

Michael D. Rugg

in The Neurocognition of Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507932
eISBN:
9780191687242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507932.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses how different functional neuroimaging methods can be employed to study the functional organization and neural bases of cognitive functions such as language. It also looks at ... More


Clues to the functional and neural architecture of word meaning

Eleanor M. Saffran and Alexandra Sholl

in The Neurocognition of Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507932
eISBN:
9780191687242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507932.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses a different approach to resolve certain issues and views the semantic system from the perspective of evidence drawn from two sources. The first source is the semantic ... More


Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease

Patrick McNamara

in The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016087
eISBN:
9780262298360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016087.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on explaining impulse control disorders (ICD) in Parkinson’s disease (PD). A PD patient suffers from ICD when he or she loses control over impulses associated with the ... More


Naturalistic action

in Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In contrast to use of single tools, naturalistic multistep actions with multiple tools and objects are equally affected by left, right, or diffuse brain damage. However, different mechanisms underlie ... More


Levels of therapy

in Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Two related aspects of therapy studies are whether successes obtained by treating one manifestation of apraxia generalize to other manifestations, and whether task-specific or general approaches to ... More


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