DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.02.001
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Galina I. Shul’gina

Abstract: The present paper attempts to systematize the results of our experiments concerning the mechanisms underlying the effects of reinforcement during conditioning of active behaviors. In experiments on awake rabbits by means of simultaneously records of neuron activity, slow wave biopotentials and behavior during learning, it was revealed that the pain reinforcement-UCS (unconditioned stimulus) not only evoked increased frequency of action potentials in the neurons of the neocortex and other brain structures, but…

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