Donald Olding Hebb (1904–1985)

  title={Donald Olding Hebb (1904–1985)},
  author={P. M. Milner},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
  • P. Milner
  • Published 31 December 1986
  • Psychology
  • Trends in Neurosciences

What Comparative Psychology is about

Comparative (or zoological) psychology is concerned with the genesis (evolution and development), control, and consequences of a broad range of behavioral patterns. It emerged during the late 19th

The Chicago Five: a family group of integrative psychobiologists.

The "Chicago Five" was a group of integrative psychobiologists, including Frank A. Beach, Donald O. Hebb, David Krech, Norman R. F. Maier, and Theodore C. Schneirla, all of whom worked with Karl S.



Co-activation, cell assemblies and learning

  • C. Sahley
  • Biology, Psychology
    Trends in Neurosciences
  • 1985

The effects of early visual experience on the cat's visual cortex and their possible explanation by Hebb synapses.

It was confirmed that most cortical neurones prefer vertical stimulus orientations when experience is restricted to vertical contours in both eyes, and that, if the experienced orientations are different in the two eyes, each eye dominates over those neurones whose orientation preference corresponds to the orientation this eye has experienced.

Luminous targets: Visibility fluctuations modified by similar verbal responses

Ss reported visibility fluctuations in a luminous target consisting of small, medium, and large circles. Each S had previously learned a response to each of the three circles. The experimental group

Essay on mind

Mind as a Biological Problem. Self-Knowledge and the Self. Biological Threads in the Philosophic Fabric. The Evolution of Mind and Behavior. Heredity, the I.Q., and Attendant Confusions. A

The organization of behavior

Visual perception approached by the method of stabilized images.