Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Engineering the Next Revolution in NeuroscienceThe New Science of Experiment Planning$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199731756

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 16 February 2020

Ruling out the Probable to Argue for the Possible

Ruling out the Probable to Argue for the Possible

Chapter:
(p.75) [5] Ruling out the Probable to Argue for the Possible
Source:
Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience
Author(s):

Alcino J. Silva

Anthony Landreth

John Bickle

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.003.0005

Integration Analyses are the routines used implicitly or explicitly by neuroscientists in the evaluation of experiments. Integration efforts are most visible in the introductions and conclusions of research papers, are at the basis of every published review, and play a central role in framing and organizing research proposals. The previous chapter focused on a form of Integration referred to as the Convergent 3 analysis. This chapter continues the calmodulin kinase II saga and focuses on another form of Integration, Eliminative Inference Analysis, a process aimed at evaluating and testing alternative interpretations of experiments and ruling out prominent alternatives.

Keywords:   Experiment, eliminative inference, abduction, causation, hippocampus, learning, memory, long-term potentiation, calmodulin kinase II

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .