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Isaacson, Robert L. 1928-

Overview
Works: 67 works in 312 publications in 5 languages and 5,900 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: QP383.2, 150
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Most widely held works about Robert L Isaacson
 
Most widely held works by Robert L Isaacson
The limbic system by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

32 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

107 with treatments that affect the arousal of the animals is also implied on the basis of the behavioral changes induced in the lesioned animals by amphetamine administration and by changes in the motivational circumstances under which the animals are tested. Studies of the effects of cingulate lesions in the rat have involved the production of midline cortical damage. Unfortunately, as reported in the previous chapter, the midline cortex of the rat is not comparable to the midline cortex of other animals as defined on the basis of the fibers it receives from the thalamus. In addition, lesions of the midline cortex, whether in the rat or in other species, are likely to interfere with fibers of the neural systems in or near it. These include the cingulum bundle and the supracallosal fibers of the fornix. Norepi nephrine-containing fibers also pass through this region in or near the cingulum bundle. These fibers ascend through the anterior dor solateral septal area and turn up and back to pass through the midline regions and innervate the entire medial cortex (Morrison, Molliver, & Grzanna, 1979). Lesions in this area reduce the norepinephrine distribution throughout the rostrocaudal extent of the medial cortex. A similar problem results from destruction to the anterior cortical regions. Lesions in that region could reduce the norepinephrine sup plies of the entire dorsolateral cortex
Psychology, the science of behavior by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic readings in neuropsychology by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Neuropsychology of development; a symposium by Symposium the Neuropsychology of Development( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hippocampus( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Expression of knowledge : neurobehavioral transformations of information into action by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What we know about the world and its opportunities limits what we do. If we do not know that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, we will not follow it. If we do not know that a desert cactus contains water, we will not cut into it for sustenance. Often, however, we do know things about the world and yet the knowledge does not seem to be reflected in behavior. Explaining this fact simply in terms of inadequate motivation for expression or incomplete memory for the important in­ formation does not really add much to our understanding. The ex­ pression of knowledge can be interrupted in very special ways by a variety of more specific conditions-fatigue, sources of forgetting that may include failure of memory retrieval, emotion, and various dysfunc­ tions of brain and body systems-that are not satisfactorily incorporated by any current theories of motivation or memory. Also, a dissociation between knowledge and its expression can take the form of applying knowledge without apparent awareness of this action, a phenomenon that requires complicated assumptions for explanation in terms of either motivation or memory. Dissociations between knowledge and action may be striking. After driving home on a familiar route we may not be able to report whether the last three traffic lights were red or green; yet we must have re­ sponded appropriately to them
A Primer of physiological psychology by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology, the science of interpersonal behavior by Max L Hutt( Book )

10 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vulnerable brain and environmental risks by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributors to this second volume discuss metal and toxicant toxicity, their environmental sources and methods of action, and their regulation by courts and agencies
Neurobehavioral plasticity : learning, development, and response to brain insults by Norman E Spear( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes a unique combination of research programs based on a striking variety of hypotheses and procedures directed toward understanding the sources and consequences of neurobehavioral plasticity. This remarkable attribute of the nervous system -- to be pliable and capable of being shaped or formed by natural or artificial sources toward adaptation or maladaptation -- is considered in terms of the neurochemical forces and neuroanatomical structure that has been found to be pivotal for this function. The impetus for this volume was a symposium held to honor Robert L. Isaacson for hi
The retarded child by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hippocampus by Robert L Isaacson( )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Czech and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The current volumes of The Hippocampus reflect the prodigious amount of work aimed at discovering the functions of this structure over the past decade. The hippocampus ideally lends itself to two types of study: (1) because of its regular and relatively simple cytoarchitecture, it can serve as a model for cortical processing in general, and (2) because of its size and central location, the role of the hippocampus in the total ecology of brain function poses an important challenge. We attempted to divide the contributions to Volumes 3 and 4 according to these two types of experimental aims. As always, however, when one makes dichotomies, one finds them inadequate in treating certain data and our attempt is no exception. There are contributions that do not fit the classification and there are others which fit both. In addition, there are manuscripts which we wanted to include but which the authors were not ready to submit at this time. Larry Squire, Mortimer Mishkin, and others are making important contributions which donot appear in these volumes except among references throughout. But this was also the case for Volumes 1 and 2 where we sorely miss the irreplaceable contributions of James Olds, Ross Adey, and Brenda Milner. Volume 4 is concerned primarily with the role of the hippocampus in the ecology of the brain in regulating behavior and experience. The contri­ butions have the potential to raise the level of our understanding considerably
Meeting the needs of the retarded : a critical look at current approaches by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hippocampus( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hippocampus by Robert L Isaacson( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hippocampus : Volume 2: Neurophysiology and Behavior by Robert L Isaacson( )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These books are the result of a conviction held by the editors, authors, and publisher that the time is appropriate for assembling in one place information about functions of the hippocampus derived from many varied lines of research. Because of the explosion of research into the anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and behavioral aspects of the hip­ pocampus, some means of synthesis of the results from these lines of research was called for. We first thought of a conference. In fact, officials in the National Institute of Mental Health suggested we organize such a conference on the hippocampus, but after a few tentative steps in this direction, interest at the federal level waned, probably due to the decreases in federal support for research in the basic health sciences so keenly felt in recent years. However, the editors also had come to the view that conferences are mainly valuable to the participants. The broad range of students (of all ages) of brain­ behavior relations do not profit from conference proceedings unless the proceedings are subsequently published. Furthermore, conferences dealing with the functional character of organ systems approached from many points of view are most successful after participants have become acquainted with each other's work. Therefore, we believe that a book is the best format for disseminating information, and that its publication can be the stimulus for many future conferences
The Hippocampus Volume 1: Structure and Development by Robert L Isaacson( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I. Organization.- 1. Fiber architecture of the Hippocampal Formation: Anatomy, Projections, and Structural Significance.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Limbic Lobe.- 3. Anatomy of the Hippocampal Formation.- 4. Hippocampal Formation: External Afferent Supply.- 4.1. Lateral Input System (Through Entorhinal Area).- 4.2. Supracallosal Input.- 4.3. Fornix-Fimbrial Fibers.- 5. Hippocampal Formation: Commissural Connections.- 6. Hippocampal Formation: Internal Afferents.- 7. Hippocampal Efferents.- 8. Conclusion.- 9. Addendum.- 10. References.- 2. Septohippocampal Interface.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Connections
Research on the characteristics of effective college teaching by Wilbert James McKeachie( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effects of differing teacher characteristics and of various student characteristics upon learning in college were measured by an instrument called the "criteria test," which contained subtests for measuring several levels of cognitive course outcomes as functions of interactions among methods of teaching, teacher personality, and student personality. Sixteen objectives of an undergraduate, general psychology course were to be used in this evaluation. Only nine of these, however, proved to be of significant importance after opinions were gathered from psychology instructors throughout the united states. Available data were also collected on some specific teaching methods and the achievement motivation, affiliation motivation, and anxiety of students who were exposed to them. In addition, personality measures were administered to teachers and students, and observations were made of students' and teachers' responses in the classroom. All of these factors were used in the makeup and administration of the "criteria test." After evaluating all test information the investigator found no single variable or combination of variables to be as powerful as intellectual ability in accounting for student achievement in college. Student ratings of teacher characteristics, too, were suggested as excellent measures for teacher effectiveness and, thus, student performance. Personality compatibilities were also significantly related to positive student attitudes and achievement. (Jh)
The Hippocampus( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study guide to accompany Psychology - the science of behavior by Sachio Ashida( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Isaacson, R. L.

Isaacson, Robert L.

Isaacson, Robert L. (Robert Lee)

Isaacson, Robert Lee

Isaacson, Robert Lee 1928-

Lee Isaacson Robert

アイザックソン, R. L.

イサクソン, R. L.

Languages
English (226)

Spanish (10)

Japanese (4)

Italian (2)

Czech (1)