The Neuroscience of Animal Intelligence: From the Seahare to the Seahorse (Animal Intelligence Series)

The Neuroscience of Animal Intelligence: From the Seahare to the Seahorse (Animal Intelligence Series)

By: Euan Macphail (author)Hardback

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This is a critical survey of the physiological approach to learning, memory and intelligence in animals. Emphasis has been placed on the implications of physiological research for theories of the intelligence processes of animals.

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Contents

The physiological analysis of cognition; simple learning in simple systems; habituation in vertebrates; association formation in simple systems; association formation in vertebrates - the role of the cerebellum; - the role of the hippocampus; contextual learning; the fractionation of memory; unexplored avenues.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/08/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780231061445
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 506
  • ID: 9780231061445
  • weight: 908
  • ISBN10: 0231061447

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