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Theories of Hippocampal Function

Morris Richard

in The Hippocampus Book

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195100273
eISBN:
9780199864133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter considers a number of prominent theories of hippocampal function that have been developed from work on animals. Two theories have dominated research on hippocampal function over the past ... More


It's in the Eye of the Beholder: Spatial Language and Spatial Memory Use the Same Perceptual Reference Frames

John Lipinski, John P. Spencer, and Larissa K. Samuelson

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

It's in the Eye of the Beholder: Spatial Language and Spatial Memory Use the Same Perceptual Reference Frames Lipinski et al.Spatial language provides an effective domain to examine the connection ... More


The relationship between environment, corticosterone, food caching, spatial memory, and the hippocampus in chickadees

Vladimir V. Pravosudov

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter reviews studies dealing with the relationship between environment, food caching, spatial memory, corticosterone, and the hippocampus in North American chickadees while providing ... More


Memory and the septo-hippocampal system

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/9780198522713.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews data on amnesia in humans and other animals. It argues that hippocampal ‘amnesia’ does not result from changes in a particular type of memory and does not depend primarily on ... More


Animal Models of Amnesia: Nonprimates

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/9780195178043.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Studies using non-primates, especially rats, have provided further elucidation of the role of the hippocampus itself in relational memory. These studies have shown that damage to the hippocampus does ... More


The Representation of Experience in Hippocampal Neuronal Activity

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/9780195178043.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The evidence on spatial and nonspatial neural firing patterns of hippocampal neurons suggests that the hippocampus encodes a broad range of new information within a “memory space”. Hippocampal place ... 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


Epilepsy and the study of spatial memory using virtual reality

Véronique D. Bohbot and Louisa Dahmani

in Epilepsy and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter describes the use of virtual reality (VR) in the assessment of spatial memory in patients with epilepsy. VR has been an extremely useful resource for the study of the role of the medial ... More


Studies of the neural basis of human navigation and memory

Tom Hartley, John A. King, and Neil Burgess

in The Neurobiology of Spatial Behaviour

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198515241
eISBN:
9780191687914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515241.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter explores spatial navigation in humans, but it goes a step further and argues that a system also forms the basis for the human capacity for episodic memory. It discusses some attempts to ... More


A Field‐Guide to Levels

Carl F. Craver

in Explaining the Brain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199299317
eISBN:
9780191715075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299317.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter develops a taxonomy of ways to think and talk about levels. Using an example from contemporary neuroscience — the multilevel mechanisms of spatial memory — it argues that ‘levels of ... More


The Ageing Hippocampus

Lan T. Hoang, James P. Lister, and Carol A. Barnes

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/9780199592388.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews alterations observed in the hippocampus during normative ageing in the absence of pathology. Topics include discussions of age-related spatial memory deficits across mammalian ... More


The role of spatial working memory deficits in pathological search by neglect patients

Jon Driver and Masud Husain

in The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508335
eISBN:
9780191687327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508335.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter addresses one possible contributing component to the neglect syndrome that has received relatively little attention to date, namely deficits in spatial working memory. It is proposed ... More


Spatial cognition in children

Paul A. Dudchenko

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The landmark experiments of Jean Piaget demonstrate that spatial abilities change during childhood. Young children can reproduce the relative spatial relationships of figures — their topology — but ... More


Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

J. R. Krebs and G. Horn (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The topics discussed in this volume have been chosen to represent studies in which both behavioural and neurobiological analysis have been emphasized. They include work on behavioural and neural ... More


The Comparative Cognition of Caching

S. R. De Kort, S. Tebbich, J. M. Dally, N. J. Emery, and S. Clayton

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The avian food-caching paradigm has greatly contributed to our understanding of a number of cognitive capacities. Although the early work ... More


Commentary: The Nature and Development of Spatial Reference Systems

Timothy McNamara

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the nature of the spatial reference systems used in perception and memory to locate objects, remember the locations of ... More


Spatial memory in food-storing birds

SARA J. SHETTLEWORTH

in Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In the wild, several species of birds among the parids (tits and chickadees) and corvids store food in scattered locations and find it again days or months later. The food storers that have been ... More


Development of Spatial Memory and the Hippocampus under Nutritional Stress: Adaptive Priorities or Developmental Constraints in Brain Development?

Vladimir V. Pravosudov (ed.)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter explains the effects of nutritional stress during development, with a focus on the hippocampus and spatial memory. Research work done on spatial memory in birds has provided a clear link ... More


The Core Theory in a Computer Program

Markus Knauff

in Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In this chapter the author compares two specific computational models of human reasoning with preferred layout models, one based on visual images and the other on abstract spatial representations. ... More


Space for the Brain in Cognitive Science

Neil Burgess, Christian F. Doeller, and Chris M. Bird

in Cognitive Biology: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012935
eISBN:
9780262255264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012935.003.0063
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter argues that advances in cognitive neuroscience provide valuable insights into the organization of spatial cognition. It considers a number of current controversies in spatial cognition, ... More


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