Eyeblink Classical Condition As A Tool To Study Brain Function

In his preface to the Russian edition of his 1927 book Conditioned Reflexes, Ivan Pavlov wrote "At [this] time [I am] am convinced that this method of research [classical conditioning] is destined, in the hands of other workers, and with new modifications in the mode of experimentation, to play a yet more considerable part in the study of the physiology of the nervous system.'' Pavlov's statement can be viewed not only as prophetic but also as in fact quite understated. Until the past 25 years, Pavlov's enthusiasm for classical conditioning as a method of studying brain function had not been shared by physiologists. As a research procedure, classical conditioning had been almost the exclusive property of psychologists. However, beginning in the mid-1970s, classical conditioning became one of the most important tools for relating learning to specific brain structures.

Understanding And Treating Autism

Understanding And Treating Autism

Whenever a doctor informs the parents that their child is suffering with Autism, the first & foremost question that is thrown over him is - How did it happen? How did my child get this disease? Well, there is no definite answer to what are the exact causes of Autism.

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