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In search of memory : the emergence of a new science of mind / Eric R. Kandel.

By: Kandel, Eric RMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: ©2006Description: xv, 510 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393329377; 0393058638; 9780393058635; 0393329372Subject(s): Kandel, Eric R | Neurologists -- United States -- Biography | Nörologlar -- Amerika -- Biyografi | Medical scientists -- United States -- Biography | Tıp bilimcileri -- Amerika -- BiyografiGenre/Form: Personal Narrative. | Autobiographie. | Erlebnisbericht. | Biographies. | Autobiographies. | Biography. | Autobiografie. | Erlebnisbericht. | Autobiographies. | Biographies. LOC classification: RC339.52.K362 | I3 2006
Contents:
Personal memory and the biology of memory storage -- A child in Vienna -- An American education -- One cell at a time -- The nerve cell speaks -- Conversation between nerve cells -- Simple and complex neuronal systems -- Different memories, different brain regions -- Searching for an ideal system to study memory -- Neural analogs of learning -- Strengthening synaptic connections -- A center for neurobiology and behavior -- Even a simple behavior can be modified by learning -- Synapses change with experience -- The biological basis of individuality -- Molecules and short-term memory -- Long-term memory -- Memory genes -- A dialogue between genes and synapses -- A return to complex memory -- Synapses also hold our fondest memories -- The brain's picture of the external world -- Attention must be paid! -- A little red pill -- Mice, men, and mental illness -- A new way to treat mental illness -- Biology and the renaissance of psychoanalytic thought -- Consciousness -- Rediscovering Vienna via Stockholm -- Learning from memory: prospects.
Summary: The author relates how his own study of memory converged with four distinct disciplines to give rise to the development of a new science of the mind that has changed our understanding of learning, memory, and mental illness.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Personal memory and the biology of memory storage -- A child in Vienna -- An American education -- One cell at a time -- The nerve cell speaks -- Conversation between nerve cells -- Simple and complex neuronal systems -- Different memories, different brain regions -- Searching for an ideal system to study memory -- Neural analogs of learning -- Strengthening synaptic connections -- A center for neurobiology and behavior -- Even a simple behavior can be modified by learning -- Synapses change with experience -- The biological basis of individuality -- Molecules and short-term memory -- Long-term memory -- Memory genes -- A dialogue between genes and synapses -- A return to complex memory -- Synapses also hold our fondest memories -- The brain's picture of the external world -- Attention must be paid! -- A little red pill -- Mice, men, and mental illness -- A new way to treat mental illness -- Biology and the renaissance of psychoanalytic thought -- Consciousness -- Rediscovering Vienna via Stockholm -- Learning from memory: prospects.

The author relates how his own study of memory converged with four distinct disciplines to give rise to the development of a new science of the mind that has changed our understanding of learning, memory, and mental illness.

English.

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