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By Stephen Grossberg

Those books collect fresh neural types of imaginative and prescient, speech and language popularity and bear in mind, cognitive self-organization, conditioning, reinforcement, motivation, realization, circadian rhythms, motor keep an eye on, and likely psychological issues. as well as unifying and predicting interdisciplinary information from psychology, psychophysiology, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and anatomy, the paintings indicates new real-time circuit designs for laptop imaginative and prescient and speech units, self-organizing trend reputation machines, parallel processors, and adaptive robots.

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A given cue can be associated with any of several organismic states. 12. External Facts versus Internal Demands Postulate (E) implies that the arousal cells A are broken into several functionally distinct, but not necessarily independent, populations. These populations will be denoted individually by D,,Dz,. , D,, and collectively by D, because they play the role of drive representations in the network. To represent hunger and thirst by different drive representations does not imply that the two representations are built u p from disjoint cells.

U p ) } of CS-activated sampling cells. Thus the “1’) “1’) “1’). Chapter 1 10 CS, AROUSAL ucs Figure 3. Population v i 2 ) can fire only if CS and UCS arousal signals simultaneously converge upon it. The UCS input bifurcates to deliver a UCS pattern at F(') and arousal to sampling cells like oi2). UCS nonspecifically arouses the entire field F(') just before it delivers its pattern to F ( ' ) (Figure 4). In summary, simultaneous convergence of the CS input and the UCS nonspecific arousal a t a sampling cell are needed to fire this cell.

After classical conditioning with CS = visual presentation of food and UCS = smell of food, the animal salivates when it sees the food. This ability characterizes stage Ez. Now a second conditioning experiment is performed in which CS = ringing bell and UCS = visual presentation of food. Ultimately, L salivates when it hears the ringing bell. How does the visual presentation of food in the first experiment enable this event to become a UCS in the second experiment? The network in Figure 5 suggests an answer.

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