Self-Regulation of the Brain and Behavior

Self-Regulation of the Brain and Behavior

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ISBN-13: 9783642693816
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/06/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I: Neurophysiological Mechanisms That Regulate Brain Potential Changes.- 1 Neuronal Mechanisms Underyling the Generation of Field Potentials.- 2 Electrogenesis of Slow Potentials of the Brain.- 3 Central Gating Mechanisms That Regulate Event-Related Potentials and Behavior.- II: Self-Regulation of EEG Frequency Bands and Its Application to the Treatment of Human Epilepsy.- Section A: EEG Frequency Bands.- 4 Classification and Overview of CNS Electrical Activity Tested on Operant Conditioning.- 5 Focused Arousal, 40-Hz EEG, and Dysfunction.- Section B: EEG Biofeedback in the Treatment of Epilepsy.- 6 Operant Conditioning of Single Neurons in Monkeys and Its Theoretical Application to EEG Operant Conditioning in Human Epilepsy.- 7 The Role of Sensorimotor Rhythmic EEG Activity in the Etiology and Treatment of Generalized Motor Seizures.- 8 Applications of Operant Conditioning of the EEG for the Management of Epileptic Seizures.- 9 Biofeedback Control in Epilepsy and Neuroses.- III: Operant Control of Event-Related and Slow Potentials of the Brain.- Introduction: Event-Related Brain Potentials.- The Editors.- Section A: Self-Regulation of Evoked Potentials.- 10 Biofeedback of Very Early Potentials from the Brain Stem.- 11 Operantly Controlled Somatosensory Brain Potentials: Specific Effects on Pain Processes.- 12 Operant Control of Evoked Potentials: Some Comments on the Learning Characteristics in Man and on the Conditioning of Subcortical Responses in the Curarized Rat.- Section B: Meaning and Regulation of Slow Brain Potentials.- 13 Performance Enhancements with Cortical Negative Slow Potential Shifts in Monkey and Human.- 14 Regulation of Slow Brain Potentials Affects Task Performance.- 15 Operant Control of Slow Brain Potentials: A Tool in the Investigation of the Potential’s Meaning and Its Relation to Attentional Dysfunction.- IV: Theoretical Considerations and Models.- The Editors.- Section A: Subjective Experience and the Activation of CNS Activity.- 16 On the Relationships Among Subjective Experience, Behavior, and Physiological Activity in Biofeedback Learning.- 17 Dead Souls: Or Why the Neurobehavioral Science of Emotion Should Pay Attention to Cognitive Science.- 18 Goal-Directed Behavior and Self-Regulation in the Organism.- Section B: The Operant Approach and the Concept of Control in the Self-Regulation of the Brain.- 19 Concepts of Control in Biofeedback.- 20 Operant Mechanisms in Physiological Regulation.- References.- Author Index.

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