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Hippocampal Function in Humans: Insights From Amnesia and Functional Brain Imaging

Howard Eichenbaum and Neal J. Cohen

in From Conditioning to Conscious Recollection: Memory systems of the brain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195178043
eISBN:
9780199871223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178043.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews cases of amnesia and evidence from functional brain imaging to provide insights about the nature of memory supported by the hippocampal memory system. The case of the famous ... More


The learning curve

Anat Ninio

in Language and the Learning Curve: A new theory of syntactic development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199299829
eISBN:
9780191584985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299829.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter presents arguments in favour of considering syntactic development as a kind of cognitive skill learning, with transfer, generalization, and other practice effects demonstrating the ... More


Learning How to Govern and Learning How to Solve Problems: On the Co‐Evolution of Competences, Conflicts and Organizational Routines *

Benjamin Coriat and Giovanni Dosi

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Highlights the specificity of organizational competencies and their routinized, inertial, and conflictual properties from the perspective of the individual firm, arguing that persistent and ... More


Amnesia and the Hippocampal Memory System

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Studies on the amnesic patient H.M. began the modern era of the cognitive neuroscience of memory. These studies, and other case studies, showed that damage limited to the hippocampal region results ... More


Critical Life Domains for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the four critical life domains of education, personal relationships, parenting, and employment/career faced by adolescent mothers. These life domains are essential elements of ... More


Designing an Innovative Online Course in Language Teaching Methodology for Middle School Teachers of English in China: Encouraging Learner and Teacher Autonomy Ian McGrath, Barbara Sinclair and Chen Zehang

Ian McGrath, Barbara Sinclair, and Chen Zehang

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the design of innovative online courses in language teaching methodology for middle school teachers of English in China that would encourage learner and teacher autonomy. It ... More


Skill learning: the role of the cerebellum

David A.T. King and Richard F. Thompson

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a thorough review of the work that led to the identification of a restricted region of the cerebellum as the site of the ‘engram’ for skill learning. The chapter discusses the ... More


Embrainment: the brain unboxed

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/9780198529910.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the significance of embrainment in the development of functional brain areas. In particular, it highlights the extent to which it is fruitless to study the development of ... More


Learning: How Our Mind Works

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter explores the nature of learning by focusing on how our mind works. It first provides an overview of the relationship between learning and cognition before discussing how learning skills ... More


The Development of Action Cognition

Antonia F. de C. Hamilton, Victoria Southgate, and Elisabeth Hill

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Humans learn motor skills over an extended period of time, in parallel with many other cognitive changes. The ways in which action cognition develops and links to social and executive cognition are ... More


Can You Beat Churchill?: Teaching History through Simulations

Michael A. Barnhart

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755644
eISBN:
9781501755668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How do you get students to engage in a historical episode or era? How do you bring the immediacy and contingency of history to life? This book shares the secret to award-winning success in the ... More


Positive Relationships

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Introduced by international expert Professor Roy Baumeister, this chapter discusses the fundamental role that strong relationships play in thriving school communities. It includes practical ... More


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