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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


Thalamus

S. MURRAY SHERMAN and R. W. GUILLERY

in The Synaptic Organization of the Brain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195159561
eISBN:
9780199864447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159561.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

The thalamus is the largest part of the diencephalon, one of the major subdivisions of the brain, and provides the major route for afferents to the neocortex. Essentially no messages can reach the ... More


The biology of emotion

Derek Denton

in The Primordial Emotions: The dawning of consciousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203147
eISBN:
9780191695476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203147.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter examines biological aspects of emotion. It discusses different definitions of emotions and analyses the relevant works of Antonio Damasio and Jaak Panksepp on emotion. It suggests that ... More


The structure of the central nervous system

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0023
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

It is important to have a picture of the relationship of the brain and spinal cord to the bones of the skull and vertebral column that house and protect them and the protective layers of connective ... More


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