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The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book provides an updated theory of the nature of anxiety and the brain systems controlling anxiety, combined with a theory of hippocampal function, which was first proposed thirty years ago. ... More


The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Howard Eichenbaum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778614
eISBN:
9780199932962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778614.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book introduces the brain's remarkable capacity for memory. Like the first edition, this updated second edition begins with a history of memory research, starting with a ‘Golden Era’ at the turn ... More


Memory Consolidation

Howard Eichenbaum and Neal J. Cohen

in From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection: Memory systems of the brain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195178043
eISBN:
9780199871223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178043.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Memory consolidation is the hypothetical process by which new memories transition from an initially labile state to become permanently fixed in long term storage. Evidence for consolidation of ... More


Ecological and Intellectual Baselines: Saving Lions, Tigers, and Rhinos in Asia

John Seidensticker

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter begins by stating that one of the great problems in conservation biology is so-called ecological amnesia, the disappearance in the public mind of what environments were like even a few ... More


From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection: Memory systems of the brain

Howard Eichenbaum and Neal J. Cohen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195178043
eISBN:
9780199871223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178043.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the history and implications of the notion of multiple memory systems, of the evidence that supports it, and of the nature of the systems discovered so ... More


Forensic issues in neuropsychology

William W. McKinlay, Michaela McGowan, and Jane V. Russell

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.36
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the role of neuropsychology in civil and criminal cases. Neuropsychologists may be called on to assist in civil cases (e.g., in personal injury claims after traumatic brain ... More


Epilogue: Cultural Memory, Cultural Amnesia

Ann Rigney

in The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644018
eISBN:
9780191738784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644018.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Invoking Scott’s Old Mortality (1816), and recent discussions in memory studies, the Epilogue offers a reflection on forgetting as the inevitable counterpart of memory. It presents philology as a ... More


Memory and the septo-hippocampal system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews data on amnesia in humans and other animals. It argues that hippocampal ‘amnesia’ does not result from changes in a particular type of memory and does not depend primarily on ... More


Consciousness Lost and Found: A Neuropsychological Exploration

Lawrence Weiskrantz

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524588
eISBN:
9780191689222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524588.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The phenomenon of ‘consciousness’ is intrinsically related to one’s awareness of one’s self, of time, and of the physical world. What, then, can be learned about consciousness from people who have ... More


The Evolution of Consciousness

Euan Macphail

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503248
eISBN:
9780191686481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503248.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Are non-human animals conscious? When do babies begin to feel pain? What function is served by consciousness? What evidence could resolve these issues? These questions are tackled by exploring ... More


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