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By M. W. Eysenck (auth.), Dr. Ian Hindmarch, Dr. Helmut Ott (eds.)

The following papers have been awarded at a world workshop on benzo­ diazepine receptor ligands, reminiscence and data processing, held in the course of the fifteenth CINP assembly in Puerto Rico in December 1986 and organised by way of the editors and T. Roth. This workshop was once aimed toward reviewing and reflecting on earlier event with benzodiazepines, comparing the present nation of information of the activities of psychotropic orugs (particularly benzodiazepines, fJ-carbolines and benzodiazepine antagonists), and laying a foundation of curiosity and hypothesis for destiny examine into the aptitude use of those medications in problems of reminiscence and knowledge processing. there's a lot released fabric in regards to the theoretical underpinnings of what psychologists name "memory", and possibly there'll be a number of extra libraries choked with theses at the subject ahead of a consensus is reached as regards simple definitions or maybe significant differences among for instance, "short"­ and "long"-term reminiscence - every person has his personal specific idea. The qualitative and quantitative variety of different techniques might sound to offer an insurmountable challenge for the psychologist looking a unified conceptual framework. In perform a number of the theories produce a plethora of pragmatic and experimental ideas for psychopharmacologists and clinicians to exploit whilst investigating medications with putative amnestic or promnestic properties.

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