“Imprints of Reality” in the Systems Mechanisms of Brain Activity


Pavlov's concepts of the dynamic stereotype – “imprints of reality” – are developed on the basis of the theory of functional systems. Parameters of reality and especially the results of activity satisfying the leading needs of living organisms are dynamically “impressed” in the form of molecular engrams in structures of the results-of-actions acceptors involved in the dominant motivation. The dominant motivation plays the leading role in retrieval of previously formed engrams of the results-of-action acceptors in different functional systems. A general theoretical concept of the emotional and verbal forms of consciousness and their close interaction in humans is developed.

DOI: 10.1023/A:1012351708274

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@article{Sudakov2001ImprintsOR, title={“Imprints of Reality” in the Systems Mechanisms of Brain Activity}, author={Konstantin Viktorovih Sudakov}, journal={Neuroscience and Behavioral Physiology}, year={2001}, volume={31}, pages={561-571} }