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Brain and Behaviour

Brain and Behaviour
Revisiting the Classic Studies

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October 2016 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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. 

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.    


Suitable for students on neuropsychology courses at all levels, as well as anyone with an enquiring mind.

Bryan Kolb and Ian Q. Wishaw
Chapter 1: An introduction to classic studies in behavioural neuroscience
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
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
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.
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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Dr Paul Michael Sander
School of Social Science and Law, Teesside University
May 30, 2022

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