Addiction and neural ageing
Addiction and neural ageing

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IASP

International Association for the Study of Pain.


iatrogenic

An effect that arises as an unwanted consequence of a medical intervention


ICD-10

International Classification of Diseases (10th edition).


ICSS

Intracranial self-stimulation. Pressing a lever in a Skinner box to deliver electric shocks to the brain via implanted electrodes.


idealism

The philosophy that the mind (and spirit) is fundamental to the world and cannot be reduced to a product of the brain.


identity theory

The idea that brain events and mind events are two different languages for describing the same reality, i.e. mind events do not have an existence apart from brain events.


idiometric

Concerned with the measurement and analysis of individual differences.


implicit memory

Memory that is revealed when performance on a task is facilitated without conscious recollection (such as when naming an object).


incentive

A measure of the external contribution to a motivation as a result of the intrinsic properties of an object, e.g. a food.


incidence

The number of new cases occurring per thousand of the population in any given period.



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