This book demonstrates that the analysis of the physical-chemical substrates of some of the simpler learning and memory phenomena will soon result in a characterization of brain circuits as information processing networks.
Table of Contents
1. Learning and the Single Cell: Cellular Strategies for Information Storage in the Nervous System 2. Rhythmic Activity, Synaptic Changes, and the "How and What" of Memory Storage in Simple Cortical Networks 3. Localization of the Essential Memory Trace Circuit for a Learned Response 4. Knowledge Acquisition ("Learning") by the Somatosensory Cortex 5. Stochastic Models of Neural Networks Involved in Learning and Memory 6. Local and Global Factors in Learning 7. Components of Experimental Learning 8. Neural Dynamics of Category Learning and Recognition: Attention, Memory Consolidation, and Amnesia