Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123705096
  • ISBN-13: 9780123705099
  • DDC: 153.15
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3375 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released March 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Presents a summary of the present state of research in the neurobiology and psychology of learning and memory. Covers topics such as the neurochemistry and neurobiology of learning at the cellular and synaptic levels, systems neurobiology, the study of remarkable capabilities in animals (such as homing), ethological and behavioristic analyses, mechanisms, psychology, and disorders of learning and memory in humans.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributors to Volume 1.
Contents List of All Volumes.
1: Learning Theory and Behaviour.
2: Introduction and Overview.
3: A Typology of Memory Terms.
4: History of Behavioral Learning Theories.
5: Multiple Memory Systems: A New View.
6: Retrieval from Memory.
7: Operant Behavior.
8: Perceptual Learning.
9: Discrimination and Generalization.
10: Extinction: Behavioral Mechanisms and Their Implications.
11: Cognitive Dimension of Operant Learning.
12: Categories and Concepts in Animals.
13: Learning and Representation.
14: Attention and Memory in Mammals and Primates.
15: Amnesia: Point and Counterpoint.
16: The Nature of Infantile Amnesia.
17: Transmission of Acquired Information in Nonhuman Primates.
18: Bird Song Learning.
19: Adaptive Specializations and Generality of the Laws of Classical and Instrumental Conditioning.
20: Learning to Time Intervals.
21: Foraging.
22: Navigation and Episodic–Like Memory in Mammals.
23: Memory in Food Caching Animals.
24: What Do Animals Remember about Their Past?.
25: Reconsolidation: Historical Perspective and Theoretical Aspects.
26: Learning and Memory in Communication and Navigation in Insects.
27: Spatial Learning in Fish.
28: Reconsolidation in Invertebrates.
29: Behavioral Analysis of Learning and Memory in Drosophila.
30: Behavioral and Neural Analysis of Associate Learning in the Honeybee.
31: Behavioral and Circuit Analysis of Learning and Memory in Mollusks.
32: Behavioral Analysis of Learning and Memory in Cephalopods.
33: Behavioral Analysis of Learning and Memory in C. elegans.
34: Computational Models of Hippocampal Functions.
35: Neural Computation Theories of Learning.
36: Connectionist Memory Models of Hippocampal Function.
37: Theory of Reward Systems.
38: Synchronous Oscillations and Memory Formation.
39: The Neuronal Workspace Model: Conscious Processing and Learning.