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Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Paul Katz (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are many modes of communication that neurons use to transmit information besides what has come to be called neurotransmission. Many of these other types of communication can be classified as ... More


Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Fiona Hicks and Karen H Simpson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

In most patients, pain medication, along with physical therapy and supportive counselling, adequately controls the pain of terminal disease, but in some cases pain medication fails or produces ... More


Where Are the Switches on This Thing?

L F. Abbott

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Self-regulated switching is vital to the operation of complex machines such as computers. The essential building block of a computer is a voltage-gated switch, the transistor, that is turned off and ... More


The messenger is not the message; or is it?

Barry A. Trimmer

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter begins by describing neural coding systems (the ‘messages’) thought to take part in information processing in the brain. It then discusses the possible roles played by neurotransmitters ... More


The inside story: subcellular mechanisms of neuromodulation

Elizabeth A. Jonas and Leonard K. Kaczmarek

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The processes within a neuron that are subject to modulation include changes in amplitude or kinetics of the ion channels, the insertion or removal of ion channel proteins from the membrane, changes ... More


Flexibility of muscle control by modulation of muscle properties

Scott L. Hooper, Vladimir Brezina, Elizabeth C. Cropper, and Klaudiusz R. Weiss

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter attempts to put muscle modulation in context by identifying two broadly defined functional advantages that muscle modulation could provide, and considering the functional implications of ... More


Making circuits dance: neuromodulation of motor systems

Ole Kiehn and Paul S. Katz

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are three basic types of movement. Voluntary movements, such as playing the violin or throwing a ball, are purposeful and target-directed and require a complex interplay between lower and ... More


Metamodulation: the control and modulation of neuromodulation

Paul S. Katz and Donald H. Edwards

in Beyond Neurotransmission: Neuromodulation and its Importance for Information Processing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524243
eISBN:
9780191724435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524243.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neuromodulatory processes bestow flexibility on neuronal systems. By changing cellular and synaptic properties, neuromodulation alters the flow of information carried by fast synaptic interactions. ... More


Biochemical mechanisms involved in memory formation in the chick

S. P. R. Rose

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/9780198521846.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

If memory formation requires some lasting modification of cellular connectivity within the brain, a construction of new circuits or remodelling of old ones, then remodelling must occur. ... More


Acute Synthesis and Action of Estrogens in Communication Circuits

Luke Remage-Healey

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter explores recent evidence that estrogen production and action within acoustic communication circuits occurs rapidly, at the time scale of neuromodulation (seconds to minutes). The chapter ... More


What neuro-robotic models can teach us about neural and cognitive development

Olaf Sporns

in Neuroconstructivism Volume Two: Perspectives and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529934
eISBN:
9780191689727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529934.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter highlights the importance of biologically plausible mechanisms in developing robot models. It also argues for the importance of robotic models that are controlled by artificial neural ... More


Biocultural Coconstruction of Brain Plasticity across the Life Span: From Cognitive Training to Neurotransmitters

Shu-Chen Li

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 15 focuses on the emerging trend of interdisciplinary research that aims at exploring the effects of socio-culturally contextualized experiences and learning on human brain functioning. An ... More


Neuromodulation ethics: Preparing for brain–computer interface medicine

Eran Klein

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Brain–computer interface (BCI) technology is moving from research to clinical practice. Devices that detect seizure patterns and provide preemptive neurostimulation are in clinical use, and ... More


Integrating ethics into neurotechnology research and development: The US National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative<sup>®</sup>

Khara M. Ramos and Walter J. Koroshetz

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The US-based Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative® is focused on developing new tools and neurotechnologies to revolutionize the understanding of how the ... More


Dendritic integration in vivo

Lucy Palmer, Masanori Murayama, and Matthew Larkum

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745273
eISBN:
9780191819735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745273.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Molecular and Cellular Systems

If dendritic integration is important for understanding the input-output function of neurons, then understanding how dendrites integrate information in the behaving organism should be seen as one of ... More


Perspective— Evolutionary Aspects of Motor Control and Coordination: The Central Pattern Generators in the Crustacean Stomatogastric and Swimmeret Systems

Wolfgang Stein, Carola Städele, and Carmen R. Smarandache-Wellmann

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0046
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Central pattern generators (CPGs) are assemblies of neurons that autonomically produce rhythmic patterns of neural activity. Most, if not all, rhythmic behaviours in animals are driven by such CPGs, ... More


The Aging Hippocampus: Linking Animal and Human Research

Shauna M. Stark and Craig E. L. Stark

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199372935
eISBN:
9780190662264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372935.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Studies of human behavior and pathology have contributed greatly to our understanding of the cognitive and neuroanatomical changes associated with aging, yet there are limitations to studying humans ... More


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