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Self-Organizing Ontogenesis on the Phyletic Frame

Don M. Tucker and Phan Luu

in Cognition and Neural Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199838523
eISBN:
9780199985654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838523.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter considers how a general understanding of the structure and process of the mammalian brain may be important to interpreting the unique features of the human brain. The explanation comes ... More


How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self

A. D. (Bud) Craig

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156767
eISBN:
9781400852727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156767.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology

This book brings together startling evidence from neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry to present revolutionary new insights into how our brains enable us to experience the range of sensations ... More


Putting the Choice Mechanism Together: A Summary

Paul W. Glimcher

in Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744251
eISBN:
9780199863433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744251.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Over the past two decades, a tremendous amount of data has been gathered both about how the mammalian brain performs computations and about the final common path for movement control. The combination ... More


The NMDA receptor concept: origins and development

J. C. WATKINS

in The NMDA Receptor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192625021
eISBN:
9780191724701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625021.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The progress of research in the excitatory amino acid (EAA) field over the last forty years is well documented. The field had its origin in the discovery by Hayashi (1954) of the convulsive effects ... More


Cellular Mechanisms of Memory: Complex Circuits

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778614
eISBN:
9780199932962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778614.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews some of the progress toward a full characterization of one particular form of synaptic plasticity observed in the mammalian brain called long-term potentiation (LTP). LTP is only ... More


Cellular Mechanisms of Memory: Complex Circuits

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195141740
eISBN:
9780199865741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141740.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter reviews recent progress toward a full characterization of one particular form of synaptic plasticity observed in the mammalian brain called long-term potentiation (LTP). LTP can be ... More


The background: relationships between structure and function

Robert Porter and Roger Lemon

in Corticospinal Function and Voluntary Movement

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523758
eISBN:
9780191724404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523758.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Nineteenth century considerations of the relationships between brain structure and motor function explored key issues which are still relevant. The tools that were available for use by all the early ... More


Mammals and mammal-like robots

Tony J. Prescott

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0045
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

Mammals are warm-blooded tetrapod vertebrates that evolved from reptilian ancestors during the late Triassic period around 225 million years ago. This chapter focuses on some of the most distinctive ... More


Neuroplasticity and the Developing Brain

Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

in Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389944
eISBN:
9780190255718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the larger sets of issues that serve to frame the essential questions about neurocognitive development following perinatal brain injury. The first section reviews the evidence ... More


Space in the Mammalian Brain

Reza Shadmehr and Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi

in Biological Learning and Control: How the Brain Builds Representations, Predicts Events, and Makes Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016964
eISBN:
9780262301282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016964.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the space representations in the mammalian brain. It describes the rigid motions and scale changes that are representative of affine transformations of space. It shows the ... More


The Basic Organization of Cortex and Thalamus

S. Murray Sherman and R. W. Guillery

in Functional Connections of Cortical Areas: A New View from the Thalamus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019309
eISBN:
9780262314992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019309.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter aims to describe the structure and organization of cortex and thalamus. Thalamus and cortex are two closely interconnected structures and are a characteristic development of the ... More


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