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The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book provides an updated theory of the nature of anxiety and the brain systems controlling anxiety, combined with a theory of hippocampal function, which was first proposed thirty years ago. ... More


Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Paul Dudchenko

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This book reviews the psychology and neuroscience of how we find our way. It starts with a history of studies on how organisms solve mazes. This work has its origins in the efforts of behaviourists, ... More


 Hippocampal Neuronal Activity and Memory: Should We Still Be Talking about Place Cells?

Howard Eichenbaum

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter summarizes and extends arguments made in recent reviews that challenge the notion that hippocampal cells are “place cells”, and suggests instead that hippocampal neuronal activity should ... More


 Entorhinal Grid Cells and the Neural Basis of Navigation

Marianne Fyhn, Trygve Solstad, and Torkel Hafting

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews current knowledge about spatial representations in medial entorhinal cortex (MEC), its possible role in navigation, and how cell ensembles in MEC might contribute to the spatial ... More


 Neocortical Influences on Hippocampal Place Cells

David K. Bilkey

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents a picture of how hippocampal place cells might contribute to spatial memory via a field density model that provides information about direction to goals. A key feature of the ... More


 Spatial Learning and the Selectivity of Hippocampal Place Fields: Modulation by Dopamine

Kathryn M. Gill and Sheri J. Y. Mizumori

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter compares the putative mechanisms by which dopamine selectively affects learning that is thought to be mediated by functionally distinct brain regions, such as the hippocampus and dorsal ... More


 Hippocampal Theta Rhythm and Memory‐Guided Behavior

Amy L. Griffin, Howard Eichenbaum, and Michael E. Hasselmo

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Along with place cells, the hippocampal theta rhythm is one of the most predominant and well-studied physiological patterns in the hippocampal literature. This chapter outlines the major behavioral ... More


 Network Analysis of the Significance of Hippocampal Subfields

Gergely Papp and Alessandro Treves

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a discussion of the evolutionary changes in the mammalian nervous system that distinguished it from reptilians and birds. It then discusses differentiation of the hippocampus ... More


 Hippocampal Place Cells as a Window into Age‐related Memory Impairments

Iain A. Wilson and Heikki Tanila

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter shows that place cells can provide a view into the individual differences associated with cognitive aging. For instance, they illustrate that at least with aging, memory success requires ... More


 Aging Ensembles: Circuit Contributions to Memory Deficits

Sara N. Burke and Carol A. Barnes

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews current knowledge about aged neural ensembles in the hippocampus and how alterations in the dynamics of these circuits are linked to memory decline. Topics discussed include ... More


 A Context for Hippocampal Place Cells during Learning

Sheri J. Y. Mizumori

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

A popular current view is that place fields are shaped by very specific prior experiences of animals. That is, memory (or memory retrieval) plays an important role in determining the way place fields ... More


 Context‐Dependent Firing of Hippocampal Place Cells: Does It Underlie Memory?

James A. Ainge, Paul A. Dudchenko, and Emma R. Wood

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The relationship between context-dependent hippocampal activity and tasks that are hippocampus dependent is not clear-cut. Although in some hippocampus-dependent tasks context-dependent place field ... More


 Context‐Specific Versus Context‐Invariant Spatial Coding in the Hippocampal Formation: Implications for Episodic Memory

Patricia E. Sharp

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a discussion of the idea of the hippocampus is a cognitive map. It then discusses the limbic system, which contains several distinct cell types that show environmentally ... More


 The Roles of Hippocampal Subfields in Processing Spatial Contexts of Events: Neurophysiological and Behavioral Analyses

Inah Lee, Raymond P. Kesner, and James J. Knierim

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter seeks to establish the link, based on experimental evidence, between some of the key computational principles of the hippocampal subfields and their cognitive functions for episodic ... More


 Plasticity, Attention, and the Stabilization of Hippocampal Representations

David C. Rowland and Clifford G. Kentros

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the hypothesis that attention aids memory formation by providing neuromodulatory input that turns transient, homosynaptic plasticity to long-lasting heterosynaptic plasticity. ... More


 What Do Place Cells Tell Us about Learning to Associate and Learning to Segregate?

Eduard Kelemen and André A. Fenton

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The nervous system is tasked with activating several memories concurrently without confusing them, creating the need to segregate simultaneously relevant but distinct memories. This chapter focuses ... More


Human Associative Memory

John R. Anderson

in How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195324259
eISBN:
9780199786671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324259.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter focuses on the role of the declarative memory system in a cognitive architecture. Declarative memory contains the knowledge that gives each of us our identities and the ability to behave ... More


Overview

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The core idea of a behavioural inhibition system including the septo-hippocampal system is presented here. This is linked to a strong ethological and pharmacological distinction between fear and ... More


The neurology of anxiety

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews data from a range of disciplines and, in particular, the comparison of lesion effects with those of anti-anxiety drugs. It presents an essentially two-dimensional picture of the ... More


Hippocampal place fields

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Possibly the most influential view of the hippocampus has been that it processes spatial information and that the firing patterns of its cells represent ‘place fields’. While ‘place field’ is often a ... More


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