Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: environmental enrichment x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Making Brain Paths to Agile Thinking, Part 2: Direct Experimental Evidence

Wilma Koutstaal

in The Agile Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367188
eISBN:
9780199918232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367188.003.0073
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter first explores extensive experimental work that has been carried out on “environmental enrichment” with nonhuman animals, which has been fundamental in establishing causal connections ... More


The Dynamic Building of the Brain

Alessandro Sale, Laura Baroncelli, Maria Spolidoro, and Lamberto Maffei

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the influences of environmental enrichment (EE) on the brain. It gives an example of cross-modal plasticity by which an increased input in a single modality reverberates as a ... More


Implications and Applications of the iCASA Framework for Fostering Agile Thinking

Wilma Koutstaal

in The Agile Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367188
eISBN:
9780199918232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367188.003.0077
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the implications and applications of the integrated Controlled-Automatic, Specific-Abstract (iCASA) framework, and outlines some of the many important research questions that ... More


Introduction

Nicoletta Berardi, Matteo Caleo, Lucia Galli-Resta, and Tommaso Pizzorusso

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Lamberto Maffei has been a scientific explorer of new trails in uncharted territories. In his early work, Lamberto explored the functions of the mammalian visual system. He moved on to an ... More


Environmental Influences on Neurodegenerative Disease: The Impact of Systemic Inflammation

Hugh Perry V.

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter deals with the effect of systemic inflammation on neurodegenerative disease. It demonstrates that inflammation may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progression. This chapter shows ... More


Rabbits in Captivity

Margo DeMello

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Rabbits have been raised in captivity for only about fifteen hundred years, but in that time, have experienced conditions that cause stress and isolation. This chapter addresses the four industries ... More


Plasticity in the Developing Brain: Functional Reorganization after Early Brain Damage

Cioni Giovanni, D’Acunto Giulia, and Guzzetta Andrea

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0028
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter concentrates on lesions occurring before or around birth. The sensorimotor system is the main subject of this chapter. It highlights the importance of early sensory stimulation and of ... More


View: