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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


Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Paul Dudchenko

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This book reviews the psychology and neuroscience of how we find our way. It starts with a history of studies on how organisms solve mazes. This work has its origins in the efforts of behaviourists, ... More


 Hippocampal Neuronal Activity and Memory: Should We Still Be Talking about Place Cells?

Howard Eichenbaum

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/9780195323245.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter summarizes and extends arguments made in recent reviews that challenge the notion that hippocampal cells are “place cells”, and suggests instead that hippocampal neuronal activity should ... More


 Entorhinal Grid Cells and the Neural Basis of Navigation

Marianne Fyhn, Trygve Solstad, and Torkel Hafting

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/9780195323245.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews current knowledge about spatial representations in medial entorhinal cortex (MEC), its possible role in navigation, and how cell ensembles in MEC might contribute to the spatial ... More


 Neocortical Influences on Hippocampal Place Cells

David K. Bilkey

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/9780195323245.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents a picture of how hippocampal place cells might contribute to spatial memory via a field density model that provides information about direction to goals. A key feature of the ... More


 Spatial Learning and the Selectivity of Hippocampal Place Fields: Modulation by Dopamine

Kathryn M. Gill and Sheri J. Y. Mizumori

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/9780195323245.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter compares the putative mechanisms by which dopamine selectively affects learning that is thought to be mediated by functionally distinct brain regions, such as the hippocampus and dorsal ... More


 Hippocampal Theta Rhythm and Memory‐Guided Behavior

Amy L. Griffin, Howard Eichenbaum, and Michael E. Hasselmo

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/9780195323245.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Along with place cells, the hippocampal theta rhythm is one of the most predominant and well-studied physiological patterns in the hippocampal literature. This chapter outlines the major behavioral ... More


 Network Analysis of the Significance of Hippocampal Subfields

Gergely Papp and Alessandro Treves

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/9780195323245.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a discussion of the evolutionary changes in the mammalian nervous system that distinguished it from reptilians and birds. It then discusses differentiation of the hippocampus ... More


 Hippocampal Place Cells as a Window into Age‐related Memory Impairments

Iain A. Wilson and Heikki Tanila

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/9780195323245.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter shows that place cells can provide a view into the individual differences associated with cognitive aging. For instance, they illustrate that at least with aging, memory success requires ... More


 Aging Ensembles: Circuit Contributions to Memory Deficits

Sara N. Burke and Carol A. Barnes

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/9780195323245.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews current knowledge about aged neural ensembles in the hippocampus and how alterations in the dynamics of these circuits are linked to memory decline. Topics discussed include ... More


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