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 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


 Spatial Decisions and Neuronal Activity in Hippocampal Projection Zones in Prefrontal Cortex and Striatum

Francesco P. Battaglia, Adrien Peyrache, Mehdi Khamassi, and Sidney I. Wiener

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/9780195323245.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents a brief overview of the neural representations in the rat prefrontal cortex and striatum in spatial tasks. While both structures appear to be strongly affected by position ... More


Spatial structure and dynamics in a marine food web

Carlos J. Melián, Jordi Bascompte, and Pedro Jordano

in Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Trophic interactions, as many other relevant ecological processes, are spatially extended. Previous work has pointed out the importance of the spatial domain for understanding food webs. This chapter ... More


Introduction

Eric Renshaw

in Stochastic Population Processes: Analysis, Approximations, Simulations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575312
eISBN:
9780191728778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575312.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This introductory chapter presents a summary of the topics covered which not only provides a road map to specific content but also highlights the strong relationships which exist between the various ... More


Biodiversity and aquatic food webs

Helmut Hillebrand and Jonathan B. Shurin

in Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Biodiversity in freshwater food webs can be considered in terms of the number of species occupying unique trophic positions or the number of species within a trophic position. Either can affect ... More


How Does the Hearing System Perform Auditory Scene Analysis?

Georg M. Klump

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter shows that many of the behavioral observations of perceptual patterns reflecting mechanisms of auditory scene analysis can be explained by bottom-up processes operating on the ... More


Simplex Space

Alain Berthoz

in Simplexity: Simplifying Principles for a Complex World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169348
eISBN:
9780300177923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169348.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the neural basis of spatial processing in the brain. The goal is to show how the spatialization of perception, action, memory, and decision making reduces complexity, sometimes ... More


Introduction

Edward W. Soja

in Seeking Spatial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666676
eISBN:
9781452946870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666676.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the main argument of the book that the geographical perspective of justice, known as spatial justice, helps people make better theoretical and practical sense of ... More


On Operations

Tim Shallice and Richard P. Cooper

in The Organisation of Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579242
eISBN:
9780191804489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579242.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines a range of cognitive operations, focussing on four domains: action, spatial processing, morphology, and language comprehension. In the first case, the computational task facing ... More


Toward a simplified model of an active dendritic tree

Bartlett W. Mel

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745273
eISBN:
9780191819735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745273.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The ability to compartmentalize voltage signals and to generate local spikes suggests that the spatially extended dendritic trees of CNS neurons may allow a single cell to carry out computations that ... More


The Stanford Tradition in Economic History

Gavin Wright

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the Stanford tradition in economic history. It begins by discussing the influential economic historians and identifies historical studies that become tradition, including the ... More


The Middle-Aged Brain: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

Denise C. Park and Sara B. Festini

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199372935
eISBN:
9780190662264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372935.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

As cognitive neuroscientists have learned more about neural and cognitive function across the lifespan, understanding the developmental phase of middle age has taken on new importance. There is ... More


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