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

Ivan Soltesz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177015
eISBN:
9780199864713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177015.001.1
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This book travels a colorful journey into the fascinatingly diverse world of interneurons, an important class of highly heterogeneous cells found in all cortical neuronal networks. Interneurons are ... More


Genetic Control of Meso-diencephalic Dopaminergic Neuron Development in Rodents

Wolfgang Wurst and Nilima Prakash

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/9780195373035.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

Meso-diencephalic dopaminergic (mdDA) neurons play a key role in several human brain functions and are thus also involved in the pathophysiology of severe neurological and psychiatric disorders. The ... More


Factors Shaping Later Stages of Dopamine Neuron Development

Robert E. Burke

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/9780195373035.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

Following their birth in the prenatal period, dopamine neurons of the mesencephalon undergo a complex series of cellular events in response to external cues, which ultimately result in the ... More


Functional Organization of Neurons and Dendrites

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter details early studies on the neuron doctrine. The neuron doctrine arose as an organizing principle for the nervous system in the late 19th century. The advances in the 1950s provided the ... More


A Population Density Model of the Driven LGN/PGN

Marco A. Huertasand and Gregory D. Smith

in Stochastic Methods in Neuroscience

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235070
eISBN:
9780191715778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235070.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Biostatistics

The interaction of two populations of integrate-and-fire-or-burst neurons representing thalamocortical cells from the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) and thalamic reticular cells from the ... More


Structural and Functional Properties of Hippocampal Neurons

Spruston Nelson and McBain Chris

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/9780195100273.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter summarizes the wealth of structural, histological, and physiological information available for hippocampal neurons. Most of the data on this topic come from studies of the rat ... More


Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Kristjan R. Jessen and William D. Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The majority of cells in the nervous system are glial cells. During development, these cells provide growth factors that stimulate the proliferation, migration, and survival of neurons and their ... More


The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

Malcolm Burrows

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523444
eISBN:
9780191724411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523444.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Studies of insect nervous systems have made an immense contribution to our understanding of how a brain works and the way that the connections between constituent neurons are formed during ... More


 Spatial View Cells in the Primate Hippocampus, and Memory

Edmund T. Rolls

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines how space is represented in the primate hippocampus, how this is related to the memory and spatial functions performed by the hippocampus, and how the hippocampus performs these ... More


 Learning, Memory, and the Monkey Hippocampus

Wendy A. Suzuki

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews over thirty years of findings from behavioral neurophysiological recordings in the monkey hippocampus. It shows that consistent with the memory space hypothesis, hippocampal ... More


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