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Animal Learning and Cognition A Neural Network Approach

By: Nestor A Schmajuk
340 pages, 144 line illus, figs, tabs
Animal Learning and Cognition
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About this book

In this advanced text the author, starting with the simple assumption that pyschological associations are represented by the strength of synaptic connections, describes several mechanistic descriptions of complex cognitive behaviours.

Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Neural networks and associative learning; Part I: 2. Classical conditioning: data and theories; 3. Classical conditioning and cognitive mapping; 4. Attentional processes; 5. Storage and retrieval processes; 6. Configural processes; 7. Timing; Part II: 8. Operant conditioning and animal communication: data theories and networks; Part III: 9. Animal cognition: data and theories; 10. Place learning and spatial navigation; 11. Maze learning and cognitive mapping; Part IV: 12. Learning, cognition and the hippocampus: data and theories; 13. Hippocampal modulation of learning and cognition; Conclusion; 14. The character of the psychological law; Companion diskette; References; Glossary; Author index; Subject index.

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By: Nestor A Schmajuk
340 pages, 144 line illus, figs, tabs
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'... anyone interested in the general area of learning and memory should read this book.' I. P. L. McLaren, Trends in Cognitive Sciences

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