Neuropsychology After Lashley: Fifty Years Since the Publication of Brain Mechanisms and Intelligence, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Neuropsychology After Lashley

Fifty Years Since the Publication of Brain Mechanisms and Intelligence, 1st Edition

Edited by Jack Orbach


560 pages

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Originally published in 1982, about 50 years after the publication of Lashley’s Brain Mechanisms and Intelligence. The aim of this book was to review Lashley’s major contributions and to trace the development of physiological psychology through the experimental work of Lashley’s students and colleagues and those influenced by Lashley’s writings. The contributors were invited to review their own experimental work in a lecture and to indicate how Lashley’s seminal contributions might have exerted an influence in shaping or directing their thinking. This volume is the result of their efforts.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. 1. The Legacy of Brain Mechanisms and Intelligence Jack Orbach 2. At the Yerkes Laboratories of Primate Biology, Orange Park Florida Jack Orbach 3. The Canadian Connection Jack Orbach 4. Biography and Evaluations Jack Orbach 5. Students and Colleagues of Karl S. Lashley Jack Orbach 6. The Functional Significance of Architectonic Subdivisions of the Cortex: Lashley’s Criticism of the Traditional View I.T. Diamond 7. Current Concepts on the Mechanism of Vision: A Lashley Heritage Pedro Pasik and Tauba Pasik 8. Development and Plasticity in the Visual System Kao Liang Chow 9. Two-Way Streets of the Mammalian Cerebral Cortex Austin H. Riesen 10. Functional Organization of the Rat Brain Robert Thompson 11. Lashley as Iconoclast in the Temple of Neuroscience: Some Thrusts He Would Have Enjoyed Today Robert W. Doty 12. Multipotentiality: A Theory of Recovery of Function After Brain Injury E. Roy John 13. Localization and Distribution of Function in the Brain Karl H. Pribram 14. Some Aspects of the Neuropsychology of Memory in Humans and Animals L. Weiskrantz 15. Neural Mechanisms of Arousal, Attention, and Information Processing Donald B. Lindsley 16. Cortico-Cortical and Thalamo-Cortical Inputs to Precentral Motor Cortex in the Monkey Edward V. Evarts 17. On Sensory Interaction with Motor Programs A. J. Berman 18. Cultivating Abstraction in an Ape’s Mind: Conceptual versus Sensory David Premack 19. Prenatal Protein Deprivation and early Behavioral Development A. J. Riopelle 20. Elaborations of Hebb’s Cell Assembly Theory D.O. Hebb 21. Forebrain Commissurotomy and Conscious Awareness R. W. Sperry. Author Index. Subject Index.

About the Series

Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology is the study of the relationship between behaviour, emotion, and cognition on the one hand, and brain function on the other. Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology (12 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1981 and 1993, covering a variety of areas within neuropsychology, a relatively new discipline at the time, as it firmly established itself within the field of psychology. It includes contributions from well-respected academics, many still active in neuropsychology today.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Neuropsychology