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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


Parkinson’s Disease

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Parkinson's Disease is associated with loss of brainstem dopaminergic neurons, and loss of dopaminergic innervation of basal ganglia and cortex. The most disabling clinical symptoms are slowness of ... More


Schizophrenia

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

One factor in schizophrenia may be a decrease in NMDA receptor mediated excitation of interneurons, both acting during brain development and also more acutely. The NMDA receptor antagonist, ketamine, ... More


Remnants of an Ancient Past

Gary L. Wenk

in Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388541
eISBN:
9780199863587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388541.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

A neuropeptide is similar to a string of beads with each bead being an amino acid. Your brain uses many neuropeptides for quite different purposes. One of the best studied groups of these controls ... More


Theranostics and Translation toward Personalized Medicine for Multiple Sclerosis

Ariel Miller, Tamar Paperna, Opher Caspi, Izabella Lejbkowicz, Elsebeth Staun-Ram, and Nili Avidan

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Recently, medicine began moving to more informed healthcare management and medical treatment guided by diagnostics, termed, theranostics. In the last decade, the search for markers for disease ... More


Diversity Beyond Variance

Ivan Soltesz

in Diversity in the Neuronal Machine: Order and Variability in Interneuronal Microcircuits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177015
eISBN:
9780199864713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177015.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This chapter begins with a discussion of measures of interneural diversity. It then considers how alterations in diversity modulate neuronal functions. It examines the effects of altering diversity ... More


Hippocampal Neurophysiology in the Behaving Animal

O’Keefe John

in The Hippocampus Book

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195100273
eISBN:
9780199864133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the neural correlates of hippocampal EEG and single-unit activity. It shows that EEG can be categorized into several frequency bands: theta, beta, gamma, and the ... More


Direct Measurements Of Neutrino Mass

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198508717
eISBN:
9780191708862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508717.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the physics of direct measurements of neutrino mass with detailed treatment of beta decay, pion and tau decays, and neutrinoless double-beta decay.


Monoamine systems and memory formation

R. M. Stephenson

in Neural and Behavioural Plasticity: The Use of the Domestic Chick as a Model

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521846
eISBN:
9780191724640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521846.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Recently, central beta-adrenergic involvement in chick memory processing has become a well-established area of study. This chapter describes a number of experiments which indicate that ... More


 The Rise and Fall of Emil Konopinski's Theory of β Decay

Allan Franklin

in Scientific Values and Civic Virtues

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195172256
eISBN:
9780199835546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195172256.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In 1934, Enrico Fermi proposed a theory of beta decay. Although it was supported by existing experimental evidence, a more detailed examination revealed discrepancies. Emil Konopinski and George ... More


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