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From Bromides to Peptides: The Role of Chemicals in Conditioning and Learning Theory

  • Samuel A. Corson
  • Elizabeth O’Leary Corson

Abstract

In reviewing the philosophical and historical roots of Pavlovian psychobiology, we (Corson and E. O’Leary Corson, 1976) pointed out that after some 30 years of experimentations with conditional reflexes in dogs, Pavlov based his system of classification of dogs (Pavlovian typology) primarily on the interaction between central nervous system excitation and inhibition.

Keywords

Passive Avoidance High Adaptation Retrograde Amnesia Vasopressin Release Psychophysiologic Reaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel A. Corson
    • 1
  • Elizabeth O’Leary Corson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Academic Faculty of Early and Middle Childhood EducationThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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