An Executive Function of the Hippocampus Pathway Selection for Thalamic Neuronal Significance Code

  • Michael Gabriel
  • Steven P. Sparenborg
  • Neal Stolar


The information in this chapter is based on studies of the neural correlates of conditioned avoidance behavior in rabbits. The results have fostered a conceptualization of the functional relevance of the hippocampus to avoidance behavior, and to learning and memory processes considered more generally.


Executive Function Anterior Cingulate Cortex Thalamic Nucleus Hippocampal Formation Posterior Cingulate Cortex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Gabriel
    • 1
  • Steven P. Sparenborg
    • 1
  • Neal Stolar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of IllinoisChampaignUSA

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