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Brain and Behaviour
Revisiting the Classic Studies

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October 2016 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Brain and Behaviour: Revisiting the Classic Studies traces 17 ground-breaking studies by researchers such as Gage, Luria, Sperry, and Tulving to re-examine and reflect on their findings and engage in a lively discussion of the subsequent work that they have inspired.

Revisiting the Classic Studies is a series of texts that introduces readers to the studies in psychology that changed the way we think about core topics in the discipline today. It provokes students to ask more interesting and challenging questions about the field by encouraging a deeper level of engagement, both with the details of the studies themselves and with the nature of their contribution.

Edited by leading scholars in their field and written by researchers at the cutting edge of these developments, the chapters in each text provide details of the original works and their theoretical and empirical impact, and then discuss the ways in which thinking and research has advanced in the years since the studies were conducted.
Bryan Kolb and Ian Q. Wishaw
Chapter 1: An introduction to classic studies in behavioural neuroscience
 
Part 1: CEREBRAL ORGANIZATION
Bryan Kolb
Chapter 2: Revisiting Luria The Organization of Higher Cortical Functions
Ian Q. Whishaw
Chapter 3: Revisiting Penfield and Boldrey - Somatic motor and sensory representation in the cerebral cortex of man as studied by electrical stimulation
Leah Krubitzer and Mary Baldwin
Chapter 4: Revisiting Kaas and Colleagues - The homunculus: The discovery of multiple representations within the “primary” somatosensory cortex
Jason W. Flindall and Claudia L. R. Gonzalez
Chapter 5: Revisiting Ungerleider and Mishkin - Two cortical visual systems
Michael C. Corballis
Chapter 6: Revisiting Sperry: What the split brain tells us
 
PART 2: CORTICAL FUNCTIONS
Richard E. Brown
Chapter 7: Revisiting Hebb - The Organization of Behavior
Robert J. Sutherland
Chapter 8: Revisiting Scoville and Milner - Loss of recent memory after bilateral hippocampal lesions
Marie-H. Monfils
Chapter 9: Revisiting MacLean - The limbic system and emotional behavior
Antoine Bechara
Chapter 10: Revisiting Phineas Gage - Lessons we learned from damaged brains
Melanie J. Sekeres, Gordon Winocur and Morris Moscovitch
Chapter 11: Revisiting Tulving et al., - Priming of semantic autobiographical knowledge: A case study of retrograde amnesia
Matthew Shapiro
Chapter 12: Revisiting O’Keefe - Place units in the hippocampus of the freely moving rat
 
PART 3: CHEMICALS AND BEHAVIOUR
Sarah Raza and Robbin Gibb
Chapter 13: Revisiting Phoenix, Goy, Gerall and Young: The Organizational/Activational Theory of Steroid-Mediated Sexual Differentiation of Brain and Behavior
Terry E. Robinson and Kent C. Berridge
Chapter 14: Beyond Wise et al - Neuroleptic-induced “anhedonia” in rats: pimozide blocks reward quality of food.
 
PART 4: BRAIN PLASTICITY
Bryan Kolb
Chapter 15: Revisiting Krech, Rosenzweig, & Bennett Effects of environmental complexity and training on brain chemistry
Bryan Kolb and Stephen J. Suomi
Chapter 16: Revisiting Harry Harlow - Love in infant monkeys
G. Campbell Teskey
Chapter 17: Bevisiting Bliss and LØmo - Long-term Potentiation and the Synaptic Basis of Learning and Memory
Theresa A. Jones
Chapter 18: Beyond Pons et al – Massive cortical reorganization after sensory deafferentation in adult macaques, Science, 1991
Jenni M. Karl and Jody C. Culham
Chapter 19: Revisiting Roland - How Does the Human Brain Produce Complex Motor Behaviours? Insights from Functional Neuroimaging

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Chapter 1: An Introduction to Classic studies in Behavioral Neuroscience


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Bryan Kolb

Bryan Kolb is a native of Calgary, Canada and is currently a Professor in the Department Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Canada, where he has been since 1976.  He received his PhD from Pennsylvania State University in 1973 and did postdoctoral work at the U of Western Ontario and the Montreal Neurological Institute. His recent work has focused on the development of the prefrontal cortex and how neurons of the cerebral cortex change in response to various developmental factors including hormones, experience, stress, drugs, neurotrophins, and injury, and how these changes are related to behaviour.  Bryan Kolb has... More About Author

Ian Whishaw

Ian Whishaw received his PhD from Western University and is a Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge. He has had visiting appointments at the University of Texas, University of Michigan, Cambridge University, and the University of Strasbourg. He is a fellow of Clare Hall Cambridge, The Canadian Psychological Association, The American Psychological Association, and the Royal Society of Canada. He is a recipient of the Canadian  Humane Society Medal for bravery, the Speaker Medal for Research, The Alberta Science  and Technology Leadership Award, the Donald O Hebb Prize from the Canadian Society for Brain... More About Author

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