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Memory

Yadin Dudai, Morris Moscovitch, Daniel L. Schacter, and Richard G. M. Morris

in Science of Memory: Concepts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310443
eISBN:
9780199865321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This part presents four chapters on the concept of memory. The first argues that memory illustrates how a concept—itself a mental construct—can guide research by pointing toward the importance of ... More


Scientology as Technological Buddhism

Frank K. Flinn

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Scientology's affinities with, and roots in, Buddhism and Hinduism, and its employment of technological language. This is followed by a historical section on the transition from ... More


The Mythic Method and the Foundations of Modern Literary Criticism

Cairns Craig

in Associationism and the Literary Imagination: From the Phantasmal Chaos

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748609123
eISBN:
9780748652044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609123.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes a look at associationism and the basis of modern literary criticism. It first discusses the combination of associationism with an evolutionary perspective and the concept of ... More


The Engram Revisited On the Elusive Permanence of Memory

Yadin Dudai

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter describes memory as involving the endurance of physical changes in the organism and focuses particularly on the term engram—introduced by Richard Semon to refer to such changes. Although ... More


Memory

Lenn E. Goodman and D. Gregory Caramenico

in Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061061
eISBN:
9780226061238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061238.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Memory has long been pictured as a mark, a stored image, even a scar. But the modern search for the “engram” and the files that might house such bits of experience proves fruitless. Memory is far ... More


Exograms and Interdisciplinarity: History, the Extended Mind, and the Civilizing Process

John Sutton

in The Extended Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014038
eISBN:
9780262266024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014038.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter aims to describe two compatible but distinct movements or “waves” within the literature of the extended mind hypothesis (EM) and to defend and illustrate the interdisciplinary ... More


Fish behaviour

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

in Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

Behaviour involves reacting to stimuli and may be innate (colour change) or include input via cognition (learning, memory). Understanding the complex behaviour of some fish, as in interaction with ... More


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