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Obituary

David J Weiss and James Shanteau

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0039
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Following on from the previous two chapters presents an obituary for Ward Edwards. Ward's 1954 paper in the Psychological Bulletin introduced decision making as a research topic for psychologists. He ... More


Bioethics and the Brain

Walter Glannon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195307788
eISBN:
9780199867431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307788.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Our ability to map and intervene in the structure of the human brain is proceeding at a very quick rate. Advances in psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery have given us fresh insights into the ... More


Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Roger Traub, MD and Miles Whittington, PhD

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This book reviews a number of clinical neuropsychiatric conditions in which brain oscillations play an essential role. It discusses how the intrinsic properties of neurons, and the interactions ... More


Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Gordon M. Shepherd MD, DPhil

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

For modern scientists, history often starts with last week's journals and is regarded as largely a quaint interest compared with the advances of today. However, this book makes the case that, ... More


Dopamine and Motor Function in Rat and Mouse Models of Parkinson’s Disease

Timothy Schallert and Sheila M. Fleming

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

In Parkinson's disease (PD), dopamine (DA) neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) progressively degenerate. This disruption in nigrostriatal DA transmission results in many motor ... More


Dopaminergic Modulation of Striatal Glutamatergic Signaling in Health and Parkinson’s Disease

D. James Surmeier, Michelle Day, Tracy S. Gertler, C. Savio Chan, and Weixing Shen

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

Dopamine (DA) has long been known to be a critical modulator of striatal processing of cortical and thalamic signals carried by glutamatergic synapses on the principal neurons of the striatum—medium ... More


Exploring the Myths about Parkinson’s Disease

Yves Agid and Andreas Hartmann

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0029
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter addresses nine myths about Parkinson's disease (PD). Among these are the myths that PD is a movement disorder characterized by the classic triad of akinesia, rigidity, and tremor; that ... More


Pathophysiology of L-DOPA-Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease

M. Angela Cenci

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a discussion of motor complications of L-DOPA pharmacotherapy. It then discusses animal models of treatment-induced motor complications and the multilayered pathophysiology ... More


Progression of Parkinson’s Disease Revealed by Imaging Studies

David J. Brooks

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0031
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter discusses imaging studies of Parkinson's disease (PD). Imaging dopaminergic function with positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon computed emission tomography (SPECT) or ... More


Transplantation of Dopamine Neurons: Extent and Mechanisms of Functional Recovery in Rodent Models of Parkinson's Disease

Stephen B. Dunnett and Anders Björklund

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0032
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the transplantation of dopamine (DA) neurons as a powerful model for understanding the basic neurobiology and methods for achieving viable cell transplantation in the brain. ... More


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