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Conditioned Taste Aversion: Memory of a Special Kind

Jan Bures, F. Bermudez-Rattoni, and T. Yamamoto

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523475
eISBN:
9780191712678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523475.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Conditioned taste aversion (CTA) is a robust defence device protecting animals against the repeated consumption of toxic food. CTA is due to an association of the gustatory conditional stimulus (CS) ... More


NeuroDynamix II: Concepts of Neurophysiology Illustrated by Computer Simulations

W. Otto Friesen and Jonathon Friesen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371833
eISBN:
9780199865178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371833.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The electrical membrane potential is an important property for the functioning of living cells. Temporal variations of this potential generated by synaptic interactions and expressed as nerve ... More


Simultaneous EEG and fMRI: Recording, Analysis, and Application

Markus Ullsperger and Stefan Debener (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372731
eISBN:
9780199776283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372731.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Systemic interactions in brain networks have been successfully studied in vivo using non-invasive methods such as electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), for ... More


Studies in the Neuropsychology of Attention

Allan F. Mirsky and Connie C. Duncan

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the history of research on attention, including studies generated during wartime, and accounts of the impairment seen in brain-injured soldiers, as described by Luria and ... More


Some Experimental Tools for Tracking Continuous Mental Trajectories

Michael Spivey

in The Continuity of Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170788
eISBN:
9780199786831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170788.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter emphasizes the importance of identifying the time scale at which a given behavior exhibits detectably graded transitions from state to state. It covers a variety of experimental methods ... More


Understanding the Shock Mechanisms: A Twentieth-Century Odyssey

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

in The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195366723
eISBN:
9780199897087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366723.003.0026
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on several related 20th-century developments. It examines how researchers achieved a modern understanding of nerve and muscle electrophysiology. It then discusses how this ... More


Electric Fields and Currents in Biological Tissue

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

in Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This chapter continues the physical principles of Chapter 3 in the context of biological tissue. Electrophysiology spans about five orders of magnitude of spatial scale, ranging from the ... More


Electrophysiological and Optical Measures of Cognitive Aging

Monica Fabiani and Gabriele Gratton

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews optical brain imaging and electrophysiology in the context of other available methodologies as they apply to aging research. Both methods emphasize the temporal aspects of the ... More


Scene Vision: Making Sense of What We See

Kestutis Kveraga and Moshe Bar (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027854
eISBN:
9780262319898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027854.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

For many years, researchers have studied visual recognition with objects—single, clean, clear, and isolated objects, presented to subjects at the center of the screen. In our real environment, ... More


The Neuroscience of Tinnitus

Jos J. Eggermont

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199605606
eISBN:
9780191741555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605606.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

This book examines tinnitus from the viewpoint of a neuroscientist with a long background in translational research. Therefore the book focuses on the understanding of the mechanisms that underlie ... More


Introduction

Joaquín M. Fuster

in Cortex and Mind: Unifying Cognition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195300840
eISBN:
9780199863655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300840.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Three categories of facts are in the purview of natural science: the physical reality, the brain, and the mind. This book examines whether the mental order corresponds to the cerebral cortex and ... More


Synaptic Mechanisms in the Vestibular Nuclei

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The vestibular nuclear complex (VN) is at the center of the circuits involved in the processing of vestibular and related information. Almost all vestibular-nerve afferents provide inputs in the VN. ... More


Edgar D. Adrian: Coding in the Nervous System

Stanley Finger

in Minds Behind the Brain: A history of the pioneers and their discoveries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195181821
eISBN:
9780199865277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181821.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Edgar Douglas Adrian once remarked: “The history of electrophysiology has been decided by the history of electrical recording instruments”. Little was known about how the nerves coded their messages ... More


Spinal Interneurons in the Control of Autonomic Function

Susan A. Deuchars

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The varied and complex roles of interneurons in the control of spinal cord function have provoked widespread interest in understanding how these neurons operate to enable appropriate and synchronised ... More


Ways of Seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition

Pierre Jacob and Marc Jeannerod

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198509219
eISBN:
9780191584909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509219.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book is about human vision. It results from the collaboration between a world famous cognitive neuroscientist and an eminent philosopher. In the past forty years, cognitive neuroscience has made ... More


The Ageing Hippocampus

Lan T. Hoang, James P. Lister, and Carol A. Barnes

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews alterations observed in the hippocampus during normative ageing in the absence of pathology. Topics include discussions of age-related spatial memory deficits across mammalian ... More


Investigating the role of the noradrenergic system in human cognition

Sander Nieuwenhuis and Marieke Jepma

in Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600434
eISBN:
9780191725623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses recent progress made in the development and validation of non-invasive measures and methods for investigating noradrenergic function in humans. These methods include functional ... More


Physiology of squid olfaction

Mary T. Lucero

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0355
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter focuses on the characterization of the squid olfactory system in terms of morphology, behaviour, and electrophysiology. There have been many discussions regarding usage of the specific ... More


Active Behavior of the Membrane

Jaakko Malmivuo

in Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195058239
eISBN:
9780199847839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058239.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter describes the voltage clamp device, the experiments of Hodgkin and Huxley, the mathematical model into which their data were fitted, and the resulting simulation of a wide variety of ... More


Bidomain Model of Multicellular Volume Conductors

Jaakko Malmivuo

in Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195058239
eISBN:
9780199847839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058239.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Many investigations in electrophysiology involve preparations that contain multiple cells. Examples include the nerve bundle, which consists of several thousand myelinated fibers; striated whole ... More


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