Learning and Memory - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780124749931, 9781483296654

Learning and Memory

2nd Edition

A Biological View

Editors: Joe Martinez, Jr. Raymond Kesner
eBook ISBN: 9781483296654
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th June 1991
Page Count: 547
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT (GST)
159.09
72.95
54.95
43.99
Unavailable
Price includes VAT (GST)
× Read this ebook on your PC, Mac, Apple iOS and Andriod mobile devices and eReader

This ebook is protected by Adobe Content Server digital rights management.

For more information on how to use .acsm files please click the Ebook Format Help link.

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Description

This book presents a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of brain*b1behavior relations as they bear on learning and memory. The structure of memory is investigated from a diversity of approaches, including anatomical, pharmacological, electrophysiological and lesions, and through the use of different populations, such as invertebrate, vertebrate, and human.

Key Features

  • Features updated chapters, including a new chapter on human cognitive processes and amnesia
  • Presents multiple views of memory
  • Examines a diversity of levels of analysis, methods of approach, and theoretical perspectives

Readership

Advanced undergraduate and graduate students in biologically oriented courses in learning and memory.

Table of Contents

Historical Introduction: N. Donegan and R.F. Thompson, The Search for the Engram. Anatomy: J.E. Black and W.T. Greenough, Developmental Approaches to the Memory Process. K.A. Crutcher, Anatomical Correlates of Neuronal Plasticity. Pharmacology and Biochemistry: J.L. Martinez, Jr., G. Schulteis, and S.B. Weinberger, How to Increase and Decrease the Strength of Memory Traces: The Effects of Drugs and Hormones. R.E. Brinton, Biochemical Correlates of Learning and Memory. C.A. Barnes, Memory Changes with Age: Neurobiological Correlates. Model Systems: T.J. Teyler, Memory: Electrophysiological Analogs. J.H. Byrne and T. Crow, Examples of Mechanistic Analyses of Learning and Memory in Invertebrates. J.P. Pascoe, W.F. Supple, and B.S. Kapp, Learning and Memory: Vertebrate Models. R.F. Berman, Electrical Brain Stimulation Used to Study Mechanisms and Models of Memory. Integrative Systems: D.S. Olton, Experimental Strategies to Identify the Neurobiological Bases of Memory. M. Verfaellie and L.S. Cermak, Neuropsychological Issues in Amnesia. R.P. Kesner, Neurobiological Views of Memory. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
547
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483296654

About the Editor

Joe Martinez, Jr.

Joe L. Martinez, Jr. is a Ewing Halsell Distinguished Chair at the University of Texas, San Antonio. His research focusses on the memory and the hippocampus with special attention to the opioid containing mossy fiver-CA3 projection. His recent work had identified important genes that are upregulated in the hippocampus following learning.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Raymond Kesner

Raymond Kesner is currently a Full Professor at the University of Utah where he has been a faculty member for 40 years. His major research interests are in the theoretical and applied aspects associated with the neurobiological basis of learning and memory in both animals and humans. He has also concentrated on the development of animal models paralleling mnemonic symptomatology in brain damaged patients.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, U.S.A.

Reviews

"The coverage is broad, but to the point, and well written." --DENNIS DAHL, The University of Texas at Dallas