Learning and Memory: The Behavioral and Biological Substrates / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume presents the views and findings of behaviorally and biologically oriented investigators invited to participate in The University of Iowa's biennial learning and memory symposium. While chapters vary in their scope and depth of coverage, they are all amply referenced so that researchers, teachers, and students can obtain background information appropriate to their respective needs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805808889
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Lexile: 1450L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
1 Foraging by Rats on a Radial Maze: Learning, Memory, and Decision Rules 7
2 Spatial Memory in Hoarding and Nonhoarding Tits (Paridae) 25
3 Testing the Cognitive Capacities of Animals 45
4 Memory and Expectancy in Delayed Discrimination Procedures 61
5 Preference for Unpredictability is Reversed When Unpredictable Nonreward is Aversive: Procedures, Data, and Theories of Appetitive Observing Response Acquisition 81
6 Biological and Psychological Description of an Internal Clock 105
7 Conditioned Stimulus Control of the Expression of Sensitization of the Behavioral Activating Effects of Opiate and Stimulant Drugs 129
8 A Neural Analysis of Fear Conditioning 153
9 An Animal Model of Central Nervous System Dysfunction Associated with Fetal Alcohol Exposure: Behavioral and Neuroanatomical Correlates 183
10 Experience-Dependent Synaptogenesis as a Plausible Memory Mechanism 209
11 Biophysical and Biochemical Records of Associate Memory in Rabbit CA1 Pyramidal Neurons and Hermissenda B Cells 231
12 Neurobiology of an Attribute Model of Memory: Role of Prefrontal Cortex 251
13 System Properties of the Hippocampus 275
14 Central Pathways Involved in Classical Differential Conditioning of Heart Rate Responses in Rabbits 321
15 A Cerebellar Neural Network Implementation of a Temporally Adaptive Conditioned Response 347
16 The Essential Memory Trace Circuit for a Basic Form of Associative Learning 369
Author Index 387
Subject Index 407
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