Accession Number:

AD0604472

Title:

FINAL REPORT. ON THE MEMORY SYSTEM OF OCTOPUS .

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Jun 63-64.

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY COLL LONDON (ENGLAND)

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Report Date:

1944-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Work done on the memory system of the octopus is reported. Aspects considered include 1 analysis of the functions of the pairs of centres concerned with the signals of results 2 effects of hunger and taste of food 3 comparison of effects of removing vertical and median superior frontal lobes 4 electron-microscopy of the lobes 5 connections with the tactile memory system 6 the mechanism of poisoning, eating and digestion 7 effects of large amounts of food on behavior 8 conduction velocities of nerve fibers of different diameters 9 effect of lesions in the dorsal basal lobe 10 function of the peduncle lobe 11 delayed responses and short term memory and 12 comparison with other animals.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE