Applications: Enrichment as Treatment

  • Michael J. Renner
  • Mark R. Rosenzweig
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)


The knowledge that manipulation of the external stimulus world can have a measurable impact on the structure and neurochemistry of the brain and upon functionally important aspects of the behavior of mammals has opened the door to a broad variety of therapeutic and preventive applications. Examples of some of the possible applications that have been attempted are reviewed in this chapter.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Renner
    • 1
  • Mark R. Rosenzweig
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Wisconsin, OshkoshOshkoshUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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