Brain Organization and Memory: Cells, Systems, and Circuits

Paperback | April 30, 1999

EditorJames L. Mcgaugh, Norman M. Weinberger, Gary Lynch

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This edited volume summarizes recent findings of leading researchers investigating the brain systems that underlie memory. The book reviews recent progress in understanding forms of memory in animals and humans and the interaction of cortical and subcortical systems in the regulation ofmemory. Special emphasis is given to the development of neural network models that attempt to link cells to systems in the representation of memory. The book will be an invaluable source for cognitive psychologists, neuroscientists, and students interested in this active and exciting area ofresearch.

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This volume is the third in a series. Like its predecessors, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and Memory Systems of the Brain, this book is the outgrowth of a conference that was organized by the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory of the University of California, Irvine.

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This edited volume summarizes recent findings of leading researchers investigating the brain systems that underlie memory. The book reviews recent progress in understanding forms of memory in animals and humans and the interaction of cortical and subcortical systems in the regulation ofmemory. Special emphasis is given to the developme...

James McGaugh, Norman Weinberger, and Gary Lynch are all at the University of California, Irvine.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.25 × 6.06 × 0.94 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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1. J. Bures: Neurobiology of Memory: The Significance of Anomalous FindingsPART I: Forms of MemoryM. Gallagher: Introduction2. T. J. Carew, et. al: The Development of Learning and Memory in Aplysia3. R. G. M. Morris: Synaptic Plasticity, Neural Architecture, and Forms of Memory4. P. C. Holland: Forms of Memory in Pavlovian Conditioning5. M. K. Johnson: Functional Forms of Human Memory6. N. M. Weinberger: Neuromnemonics: Forms and Contents7. R. W. Doty: Time and Memory8. A. P. Shimamura: Forms of Memory: Issues and DirectionsPART II: Regulation of Cortical Function in MemoryM. R. Rosenzweig: Introduction9. E. T. Rolls: Functions of Neuronal Networks in the Hippocampus and of Backprojections in the Cerebral Cortex in Memory10. W. Singer: Ontogenetic Self-Organization and Learning11. G. W. Van Hoesen: The Dissection by Alzheimer's Diseas of Cortical and Limbic Neural Systems Relevant to Memory12. H. P. Killackey: The Neocortex and Memory Storage13. R. A. Anderson and D. Zipser: A Network Model for Learned Spatial Representation in the Posterior Parietal Cortex14. P. S. Goldman-Rakic: Cortical Localization of Working MemoryPART III: Representations--Beyond the Single CellG. L. Shaw: Introduction15. L. N. Cooper et al.: Neural Networks: Test Tubes to Theorems16. T. Kohonen: Notes on Neural Computing and Associative Memory17. T. J. Sejnowski and G. Tesauro: Building Network Learning and Algorithms from Hebbian Synapses18. C. von der Malsburg: A Neural Architecture for the Representation of Scenes19. Representations: Who Needs Them? W. J. Freeman and C. A. Skarda20. G. L. Gerstein: Interactions Within Neuronal Assemblies: Theory and Experiment21. G. Lynch et al.: Neural Networks and Networks of Neurons

From Our Editors

This volume is the third in a series. Like its predecessors, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and Memory Systems of the Brain, this book is the outgrowth of a conference that was organized by the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory of the University of California, Irvine.

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"Consists of 21 contributions by well-known experts on topics ranging from the neurobiology of learning in simple organisms and the various forms of normal and impaired human memory to theories on the neural basis of learning and network models. The papers are state of the art in eachdiscipline. The book is strongly recommended. This work contains just the right combination of novelty and continuity." --Journal of Nervous and Mental Disorders