The Nonspecific Mechanism and Psychometric g

  • Robert Thompson
  • Francis M. Crinella
  • Jen Yu
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


In preceding chapters, evidence has been presented to support the existence of a nonspecific mechanism concerned with problem-solving in the white rat. The central feature of these findings has been the fact that certain lesions are capable of impairing performance on a wide variety of tasks.


Response Latency Ventral Tegmental Area Superior Colliculus Dorsal Raphe Nucleus Posterior Cingulate Cortex 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Thompson
    • 1
  • Francis M. Crinella
    • 2
  • Jen Yu
    • 3
  1. 1.Late of University of California IrvineIrvineUSA
  2. 2.State Developmental Research InstitutesCosta MesaUSA
  3. 3.University of California IrvineIrvineUSA

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