by enhancing the response to the CS+. Further refinement of differential responses may then be achieved by descending inhibitiory influences on mMGN from auditory cortex neurons.
The research from our laboratory described in this chapter was supported by NIH grants HL 07426 and NS 24874
Applegate C. D., Frysinger R. C., Kapp B. S., & Gallagher M. ( 1982). "Multiple unit activity recorded from amygdala central nucleus during Pavlovian heart rate conditioning in rabbit". Brain Research, 238, 457-462.
Birt D., Nienhuis R., & Olds M. ( 1979). Separation of associative from non-associative short latency changes in medial geniculate and inferior colliculus during differential conditioning and reversal in rats. Brain Research, 167, 129-138.
Birt D., & Olds M. ( 1981). "Associative response changes in lateral midbrain tegmentum and medial geniculate during differential appetitive conditioning". Journal of Neurophysiology, 46, 1039-1055.
Birt D., & Olds M. E. ( 1982). "Auditory response enhancement during differential conditioning in behaving rats". In C. D. Woody (Ed.), Representation of involved neural functions (pp. 483-501). New York, Plenum press.
Buchanan S. L., & Powell D. A. ( 1980). "Divergencies in Pavlovian conditioned heart rate and eyeblink responses produced by hippocampectomy in the rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)". Behavioral and Neural Biology, 30, 20-38.
Buchanan S. L., & Powell D. A. ( 1982). "Cingulate cortex: Its role in Pavlovian conditioning". Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 96. 755-774.
Cohen D. H. ( 1974). "The neural pathways and informational flow mediating a conditioned autonomic response". In L. V. DiCara (Ed.), Limbic and autonomic nervous systems research. New York: Plenum Press.
Cohen D. H., & MacDonald R. L. ( 1976). "Involvement of the avian hypothalamus in defensively conditioned heart rate change". Journal of Comparative Neurology, 167, 465-480.
Domjan M., & Burkhard B. ( 1986) The Principles of Learning and Behavior, Belmont, CA: Brooks-Cole.
Ellenberger H. H., Hasellon J. R., Liskowsky D. R., & Schneiderman N. ( 1983). "The location of chronotropic cardioinhibitory vagal motoneurons in the medulla of the rabbit". Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 9, 513-529.
Eister A. J., VanDercar D. H., & Schneiderman N. ( 1970). "Classical conditioning of heart rate discriminations using subcortical stimulation as conditioned and unconditioned stimuli". Physiology and Behavior, 5, 503-508.