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Physiological Basis of the BOLD Signal

Jozien Goense and Nikos K. Logothetis

in Simultaneous EEG and fMRI: Recording, Analysis, and Application

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372731
eISBN:
9780199776283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372731.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and other non-invasive imaging methods have greatly expanded our knowledge of human brain function. Although MRI was invented in the early 1970s and has ... 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


Role of the digestive afferents in food intake regulation

N. Mei

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter examines the influence of neural signals and the role of digestive afferents in the regulation of food intake. The findings highlight the complexity of sensory signals originating from ... More


Explanations and Predictions

John K. Tsotsos

in A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015417
eISBN:
9780262295420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015417.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter, which examines how the Selective Tuning (ST) theory and model explain the understanding of visual attention in the brain, relying on scientific methods. It discusses earlier research ... More


Comparative and evolutionary aspects of nociceptor function

Walters Edgar T.

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

By definition, all nociceptors must perform two basic functions: they must detect actual or imminent injury, and they must generate neural signals that can inform the central nervous system (CNS) ... More


The Organization of Nervous Systems

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/9780190880163.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Nervous systems employ some or all of the senses to convert energy at the level of receptor cells into neural information. This conversion generates electrochemical signals carried centrally that, ... More


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