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Vygotsky, Luria, and the Social Brain

Charles Fernyhough

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the potential value of Vygotsky's and Luria's functional systems approach for our understanding of the developmental linkages between executive functioning and social ... More


Visual Object Perception and Long-term Memory

Thomas J. Palmeri and Michael J. Tarr

in Visual Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195305487
eISBN:
9780199894260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305487.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the links between object perception and object memory. It begins with a discussion of how objects are perceived and come to be represented over experience. It describes the ... More


Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Anne-Lise Christensen

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

In this context the first chapter concentrates on Luria's theories and his work in science, stressing individuality and variability. In his diagnostic methods two issues are emphasized: (1) the ... More


Neuropsychology and A.R. Luria's Concept of Higher Cortical Functions in the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium

Elkhonon Goldberg and Dmitri Bougakov

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter examines how neuropsychological theories posited by Luria continue to evolve in the modern era. In particular, it looks at how Luria’s functional systems theory has been expanded upon ... More


Fear

Matthew R. Tinsley and Michael S. Fanselow

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0039
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter presents defensive behavior as a functional behavior system, describes the neural substrates of many of the various defensive behaviors described, and presents a model that integrates ... More


Overview

Heather Ashton

in Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192622426
eISBN:
9780191724749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622426.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents basic information related to functional systems of the brain. It describes the patterns of neural activity and the multiple neurotransmitter system. Disorders of the functional ... More


Varieties of Action Systems

Edward S. Reed

in Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195073010
eISBN:
9780199846887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073010.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The functional systems discussed in Chapter 5 were said to enable organisms to use important resources in their environment. But there are many different kinds of resources and, hence, there can be ... More


Development of the nervous system Development of the nervous system

Malcolm Burrows

in The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523444
eISBN:
9780191724411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523444.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

A functional nervous system must be laid down embryonically and be capable of producing adaptive movements in response to particular sensory stimuli as soon as the diminutive larval locust emerges ... More


Neural systems underlying episodic memory: insights from animal research

John P. Aggleton and John M. Pearce

in Episodic Memory: New Directions in Research

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508809
eISBN:
9780191687396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508809.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines two strategies used in animal research and considers how the resultant information has helped to identify functional systems for the processing of episodic-like memory. In the ... More


Arousal and sleep systems

Heather Ashton

in Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192622426
eISBN:
9780191724749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622426.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The arousal and sleep systems interact with other functional systems and generate patterns of neural activity which may at times have an asymmetric hemispherical distribution. They utilize many ... More


Infants and objects…from functional brain systems to behavior

Denis Mareschal, Mark H. Johnson, Sylvain Sirois, Michael W. Spratling, Michael S. C. Thomas, and Gert Westermann

in Neuroconstructivism - I: How the brain constructs cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529910
eISBN:
9780191689710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529910.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores how the ability to interact with, predict, and understand objects emerges during infancy. This ability is highly restrained by the nature of the neural information processing ... More


Closing Comment

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter concludes that the book applies various approaches to system therapy that converges to the same metaprinciple: the person is part of a social system that simultaneously influences and is ... More


Functional systems

Richard E. Passingham and James B. Rowe

in A Short Guide to Brain Imaging: The Neuroscience of Human Cognition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198709138
eISBN:
9780191815270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709138.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

The different areas of the brain do not work in isolation. Instead they operate as integrated systems. These systems can be identified because areas within the same system have a similar, though not ... More


Functional Dialectic System View of Symptom and Psychopathology

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the concept of distress—control dialectics of the symptom. The symptom is an amplification of the distress signal. It is a message sent by a member signaling that the system is ... More


The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Moshe Almagor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The functional dialectic system approach to therapy has been widely embraced and is now used internationally, with individuals and couples as well as with families. It differs substantially from the ... More


Adolescent Suicide

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter presents the therapeutic process for adolescents’ suicide attempts. Statistics show that suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents. Adolescent girls attempt suicide ... More


Enrichment and Facilitation of Therapy

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter presents two techniques used in functional dialectic system approach—the dialectic dialogue exercises and family sculpting. The dialectic dialogue is used to improve communication and ... More


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