Accession Number : ADA253329
Title : Biological and Theoretical Studies of Adaptive Networks: The Conditioned Response.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 89-31 May 92,
Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST
Personal Author(s) : Moore, John W
Report Date : 30 Jun 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 52
Abstract : Our primary experimental approach has been to record from single neurons in awake, behaving animals in order to determine the loci of neurons with conditioning-related activity and to quantitate the relationship of this activity to the expression of the conditioned response. Our theoretical approach has been to extend simple computational models of connectionist learning into physiologically plausible neural networks that describe real-time features of conditioned behavior. These network models, and their possible implementations in the brain, suggest experimental tests and provide direction for physiological studies.
Descriptors : *NEURAL NETS , *MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS , *CONDITIONED RESPONSE , *NEUROBIOLOGY , BIOLOGY , BRAIN , ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS , ANIMALS , RECORDS , LOCUS , CONDITIONING(LEARNING) , LEARNING , BEHAVIOR , NERVE CELLS , MODELS , REAL TIME , RESPONSE
Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE