Accession Number : AD0659549

Title :   NERVOUS PROCESSES UNDERLYING BEHAVIOR AND LEARNING.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept. 1 May 66-30 Apr 67,

Corporate Author : CENTRE D'ETUDES DE PHYSIOLOGIE NERVEUSE ET D'ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIE PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Fessard,A. E.

Report Date : 30 APR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Abstracts are presented on the following experiments: Cutaneous nerve fibers involved in a stable defensive reaction; Cortical controls on a stable defensive reaction in cats; Modifications of evoked potentials in thalamus during auditory conditioning in cats; Subcortical structures and learning in rats; Thalamic retention of engrams for a conditioned escape reaction in functionally decorticated rat brains; Brain structures involved in a delayed alternation task in monkeys; Paradoxical phase of sleep and cortico-subcortical controls; Double origin of the inhibition exerted on the extra-lemniscal afferent messages; and Multi-modal projections to the claustrum in the cat brain.

Descriptors :   (*CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, *LEARNING), BEHAVIOR, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), NERVE FIBERS, REFLEXES, THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY), THALAMUS, CONDITIONED RESPONSE, BRAIN, SLEEP, NERVOUS SYSTEM, PHYSIOLOGY, FRANCE

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE