Index of Topics in Brain and Behavior

This list covers papers written through 1998. An updated list includes papers through 2000.

Serendip has information on an wide array of different topics in the area of brain and behavior, including papers with web references written by students in Biology 202, a course at Bryn Mawr College. Like other things on Serendip, these are not intended to be the final word on any subject, but rather represent the sense that individuals have been able to make for themselves about particular questions and windows through which others can begin their own explorations of them. Following is a topic index of these papers, making it possible to easily search for topics of particular interest. Use the alphabet links to get to topics starting with particular letters, and topic links to get lists of particular papers. Click on titles under particular topics to get to the papers themselves. Lists of relevant web references can be found at the end of each paper. Index prepared by Felicia Lew.

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A

ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE
ACHROMATOPSIA
ACUPUNCTURE
ALCOHOLISM
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
AMYGDALA, THE
ANOREXIA
ANTIDEPRESSANTS
ANOSOGNOSIA
ANXIETY
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
AUTISM

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B

BIOFEEDBACK
BIPOLAR DISORDER
BRAIN TUMORS
BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
BULIMIA

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C

CONSCIOUSNESS (See also: I-FUNCTION, SELF)
CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE

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D

DEATH
DEJA VU
DEPRESSION
DISOCCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
DOPAMINE
DREAMS
DYSLEXIA

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E

ECSTASY
EMOTION
ESTROGEN
EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN

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H

FEAR/PANIC
FETAL NEURAL TRANSPLANTATION
FIBROMYALGIA

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G

G PROTEINS
GROWTH FACTORS

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H

HALLUCINOGENS
HALLUCINATIONS
HIPPOCAMPUS
HOMOSEXUALITY
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE

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I

I-FUNCTION (See also: CONSCIOUSNESS, SELF)
INPUT/OUTPUT THEORY
INTELLIGENCE

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L

LANGUAGE
LATERALIZATION OF THE BRAIN
LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE
LEARNING

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M

MEMORY
MIGRAINE HEADACHES
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

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N

NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE
NEURAL SCORING
NEUROANATOMY
NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE
NEURMODULATION AND NEURAL PLASTICITY
NOCICEPTION

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O

OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER

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P

PAIN
PARKINSON'S DISEASE
PERCEPTION
PERSONALITY
PHANTOM LIMBS
PHEROMONES
PHYSICS
PSYCHEDELICS

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R

RAGE DISORDER

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S

SCHIZOPHRENIA
SEASONAL-AFFECTIVE DISORDER
SELF (See also: CONSCIOUSNESS, I-FUNCTION)
SENSES
SEROTONIN
SEX DIFFERENTIATION
SLEEP
SMELL
SOMNAMBULISM
SPINAL CORD INJURY
STIMULUS/RESPONSE THEORY
STRABISMUS
STRESS
STROKE
SYNESTHESIA

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T

TOURETTE'S SYNDROME

U

UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING

V

VIOLENCE
VISION

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ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE
A Comparison of Primate and Dolphin Intelligence as a Metaphor for the Validity of Comparative Studies of Intelligence

ACHROMATOPSIA
Incomplete and Complete Achromatopsia

ACUPUNCTURE
Theories on the Effects of Acupuncture on the Nervous System

ALCOHOLISM
Neurobiological Mechanisms for Alcoholism

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Alzheimer's Disease: Loss of Self?
Alzheimer's Disease
The I-Function and Alzheimer's Disease: Where is the person?

AMYGDALA, THE
The Role of the Amygdala in Fear and Panic

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ANOREXIA
Biological Causes of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

ANTIDEPRESSANTS
Depression and Antidepressants

ANOSOGNOSIA
Anosognosia

ANXIETY
Anxiety

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Focus

AUTISM
Autism: A Disorder of Conflicting Causes and Treatments The Analysis of Autism Facillitates Neuroanatomical Investigations

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BIOFEEDBACK
Mind Over Matter: The use of Biofeedback to control stress, pain, and other bothersome problems

BIPOLAR DISORDER
Bipolar Disorder and the Creative Genius

BRAIN TUMORS
A Brief look at the Physiological Basis and Neurological Effect of Brain Tumors

BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
The Understanding of Behavior and the Brain

BULIMIA
Biological Causes of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

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CONSCIOUSNESS
Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness
Deja vu and the Brain, Consciousness and Self

CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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DEATH
Of all the things, are we really sure about Death?

DEJA VU
Deja vu and the Brain, Consciousness and Self

DEPRESSION
Depression and Antidepressants Analysis of the Spectrum of Depression

DISOCCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
Dissociative Identity Disorder

DOPAMINE
Dopamine, it does a body good
The Dopamine Hypothesis of Schizophrenia

DREAMS
Lucid Dreaming

DYSLEXIA
Dyslexia

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ECSTASY
Ecstasy
Ecstasy: The biology behind the euphoria
Ecstasy

EMOTION
Why am I feeling this way?

ESTROGEN
The Role of Estrogen in Sexual Differentiation

EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN
Discovering the Things that Make Us Human: Evolution of the Brain

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FEAR/PANIC
The Role of the Amygdala in Fear and Panic

FETAL NEURAL TRANSPLANTATION
Linking Brain and Behavior: Reflections on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Fetal Neural Transplantation
Fetal Neural Transplantation in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

FIBROMYALGIA
Fibromyalgia: No longer a catchall diagnosis

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G PROTEINS
G Proteins

GROWTH FACTORS
Chemicals that Fix the Brain

HALLUCINOGENS
The Effects of Hallucinogenic Drugs on The Brain

HALLUCINATIONS
Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness

HIPPOCAMPUS
Hippocampal Memory: An Internet Based Look

HOMOSEXUALITY
Homosexuality

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE
Huntington's Disease - An Overview
Fetal Neural Transplantation in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

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I-FUNCTION
The I-Function and Alzheimer's Disease: Where is the person?
Self Destructive Behavior and Role of the I-function
Defining the Neurobiology of Insanity: Law, Science, and the I-function Reconciled
Sleeping Disorders and the I-Function

INPUT/OUTPUT THEORY
Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature

INTELLIGENCE
A Comparison of Primate and Dolphin Intelligence as a Metaphor for the Validity of Comparative Studies of Intelligence

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LANGUAGE
Mechanisms of Originality: Comparing Language Systems to Neural Systems
The Neural Score for Language and Related Action

LATERALIZATION OF THE BRAIN
(Brain Lateralization)
Lateralization of Function in Cerebral Hemispheres

LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE
Defining the Neurobiology of Insanity: Law, Science, and the I-function Reconciled

LEARNING
Learning and Memory
How Did You Know That?! Learning Styles and the Brain

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MEMORY
Hippocampal Memory: An Internet Based Look
Memory Consolidation and REM Sleep
Determining the Intensity of a Memory

MIGRAINE HEADACHES
Migraine: the result of a misunderstood chemical reaction involving neurotransmitters and vasoamines

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis and the Self

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NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE
Near-Death Experiences

NEURAL SCORING
The Neural Score for Language and Related Action

NEUROANATOMY
The Analysis of Autism Facillitates Neuroanatomical Investigations

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Linking Brain and Behavior: Reflections on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Fetal Neural Transplantation

NEURMODULATION AND NEURAL PLASTICITY
Neuromodulation and Neural Plasticity

NOCICEPTION
Nociception

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OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

PAIN
Mind Over Matter: The use of Biofeedback to control stress, pain, and other bothersome problems
Nociception

PARKINSON'S DISEASE
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
The Neurobiology of Parkinson's Disease
The Neurobiology of Parkinsons Disease, part 2: further research and parallels to Alzheimers?
Parkinson's Disease and Tourette's Syndrome
Fetal Neural Transplantation in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

PERCEPTION
The Importance of Perception to Schizophrenics
Model for Perception
Subliminal Perception
Visual Perception

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PERSONALITY
"No Longer Gage:" A Glimpse into Sociability, Temperament and the Brain

PHANTOM LIMBS
Describing Phantom Limb Experience
Phantom Limbs

PHEROMONES
Pheromones

PHYSICS
The Quantum Brain: Theory or Myth?

PSYCHEDELICS
Mechanisms of LSD: a Glimpse into the Serotonergic System

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RAGE DISORDER
Rage Disorder

SCHIZOPHRENIA
The Importance of Perception to Schizophrenics
The Dopamine Hypothesis of Schizophrenia

SEASONAL-AFFECTIVE DISORDER
Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Clear Link Between the Outside and the Inside of the Brain

SELF
Alzheimer's Disease: Loss of Self?
Multiple Sclerosis and the Self
Deja vu and the Brain, Consciousness and Self
The Sense of Scents, the Sense of Self

SENSES
Synesthesia
Tangled Wires: Conceptualizing Neurological and Cultural Explanations of Synesthesia

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SEROTONIN
Mechanisms of LSD: a Glimpse into the Serotonergic System

SEX DIFFERENTIATION
The Role of Estrogen in Sexual Differentiation

SLEEP
Sleep
Sleep
Memory Consolidation and REM Sleep
Sleeping Disorders and the I-Function

SMELL
Smell
The Sense of Scents, the Sense of Self

SOMNAMBULISM
Somnambulism

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SPINAL CORD INJURY
Spinal Cord Injury
Reversing Stroke and Spinal Cord Damage

STIMULUS/RESPONSE THEORY
Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature

STRABISMUS
Strabismus

STRESS
Mind Over Matter: The use of Biofeedback to control stress, pain, and other bothersome problems
Stress

STROKE
Reversing Stroke and Spinal Cord Damage

SYNESTHESIA
Synesthesia
Tangled Wires: Conceptualizing Neurological and Cultural Explanations of Synesthesia

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TOURETTE'S SYNDROME
Parkinson's Disease and Tourette's Syndrome
Pinpointing Tourette's Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome

UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING
On Trying to Understand the Universe and Life

VIOLENCE
Violent Behavior and the Brain - Do we know it all?
Violence and the Brain

VISION
Vision - A learned process or are we born with it?
Visual Perception
Incomplete and Complete Achromatopsia (Color-Blindness)
Strabismus


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