David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):575-575 (1997)
We suggest that neither selectionism nor constructivism alone are responsible for learning-based changes in the brain. On the basis of quantitative structural studies of human brain tissue it has been possible to find evidence of both increase and decrease in tissue mass at synaptic and dendritic levels. It would appear that both processes are involved in the course of learning-dependent changes.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Clive R. Bramham (2005). Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Consolidation During Sleep: BDNF Function and Dendritic Protein Synthesis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):65-66.
Stuart Hameroff (1999). The Neuron Doctrine is an Insult to Neurons. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):838-839.
Stephen Grossberg (1997). Neural Models of Development and Learning. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):566-566.
George Székely (1997). Learning is Remembering. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):577-578.
Stuart R. Hameroff (2007). The Brain Is Both Neurocomputer and Quantum Computer. Cognitive Science 31 (6):1035-1045.
Nancy J. Woolf (1999). Dendritic Encoding: An Alternative to Temporal Synaptic Coding of Conscious Experience. Consciousness and Cognition 8 (4):447-454.
Jaap Van Pelt & Harry B. M. Uylings (2003). Growth Functions in Dendritic Outgrowth. Brain and Mind 4 (1):51-65.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?