Activation-synthesis hypothesis

Known as: Activation Synthesis Theory, Activation synthesis hypothesis, Activation-Synthesis Theory 
The activation-synthesis hypothesis, proposed by Harvard University psychiatrists John Allan Hobson and Robert McCarley, is a neurobiological theory… (More)
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2010
2010
We casually observe many interactions that do not really concern us. Yet sometimes we need to be able to rapidly appraise whether… (More)
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2010
2010
A rapid event-related fMRI arrow flanker task was used to study aging-associated decline in executive functions related to… (More)
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2009
2009
Older adults often show bilateral brain activation, compared to unilateral activation in younger adults, when performing tasks in… (More)
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2008
2008
Flexible adaptation to changing environments requires shifting of a cognitive set, one basic function of the prefrontal cortex… (More)
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2007
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2007
Measures of brain activation (e.g., changes in scalp electrical potentials) have become the most popular method for inferring… (More)
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2006
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2006
Deductive reasoning is fundamental to science, human culture, and the solution of problems in daily life. It starts with premises… (More)
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2005
2005
The Jefferson Lab (JLab) 10 kW IR Upgrade FEL DC GaAs photocathode gun is presently the highest average current electron source… (More)
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2005
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2005
In species with internal female fertilization, males risk both lowered paternity probability and investment in rival gametes if… (More)
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1998
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1998
The betagamma subunits of GTP-binding proteins (Gbetagamma) activate the muscarinic K+ channel (KACh) in heart by direct binding… (More)
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1997
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1997
Most animals depend on the identification of odours to locate food or to find mating partners. To accomplish this, the olfactory… (More)
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