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Neural Associations

Dale Purves

in Brains as Engines of Association: An Operating Principle for Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190880163
eISBN:
9780190054991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880163.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

If the operating principle of nervous systems is making trial-and-error associations among neurons by accumulated learning over evolutionary and individual time, a next step is to define ... More


Real effects of learning?

Gabriel Horn

in Memory, Imprinting, and the Brain: An Inquiry into Mechanisms

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521563
eISBN:
9780191706578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521563.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The finding in Chapter 2 that biochemical changes are associated with imprinting supports the view that learning involves changes in neural connectivity. However, biochemical changes may be caused by ... More


E-Motion Pictures of the Brain: Recursive Paths Between Affective Neuroscience and Film Studies

Boaz Hagin, Gal Raz, and Talma Hendler

in Psychocinematics: Exploring Cognition at the Movies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862139
eISBN:
9780199332755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862139.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Experimental psychologists and neuroscientists often adopt film excerpts in order to study the secrets of human emotions. This chapter considers intersections between brain and film studies when ... More


Epigenetics: Significance of the Gene-Environment Interface for Brain Development

Eric B. Keverne

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Brain development in humans extends over a very lengthy time period, initially in utero and subsequently embracing attachment interactions with the mother, social interactions with peers, and the ... More


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