Efeito do estresse de contenção agudo na memória de reconhecimento de primatas não-humanos (Callithrix penicillata)
Do Robots powered by a Quantum Processor have the Freedom to swerve?
Any scientific attempt to explain consciousness is tasked with reconciling the third person objective perspective of science with our first person subjective experience of the world. A good point of…
Adaptation effects of medial forebrain bundle micro-electrical stimulation
- Biology, PsychologyBioengineered
The adaptation effects of the MFB electrical stimulation in rats is studied, finding that the adaptation occurred over two consecutive days, meaning that the number of key presses on the second day was less than the first day.
Brain Electrical Stimulation for Animal Navigation
- Biology, PsychologyArXiv
Different approaches and techniques of brain electrical stimulation for this application has been reviewed and it is important to identify brain targets in order to stimulate appropriate brain regions for all the applications listed above.
A fully automated computer-based ‘Skinner Box’ for testing learning and memory in zebrafish
- Biology, PsychologybioRxiv
A simple, fully automated, computer based, operant system for measuring behaviour in juvenile and adult zebrafish and detailed protocols for appetitive and aversive assays to assess cognitive function in adultZebrafish are described.
Neuromodulation methods for animal locomotion control
- Biology, Psychology
This paper reviews the BCI technology narrowed in the methods for controlling animals’ behaviors using invasive neural interface methods and describes the underlying principles of those neuromodulations depending on the different target regions.
Spatial Representations in the Rat: Case Study or Perspective on Episodic Memory?
- Biology, Psychology
This chapter proposes that study of spatial memory in mammals, and more precisely in laboratory rats, sheds some light on the development and evolution of episodic memory.
Faith and foraging: a critique of the "paradigm argument from design"
The idea that organisms are exquisitely designed to fit their environment is a legacy from a static and teleological world view that has a lengthy history in western thought (see Pirlot & Bernier…