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Neurotransmitters, neuromodulators and neurohormones Neurotransmitters, neuromodulators and neurohormones

Malcolm Burrows

in The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523444
eISBN:
9780191724411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523444.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

A neurotransmitter is a messenger released from a neuron at an anatomically specialised junction, which diffuses across a narrow cleft to affect one or sometimes two postsynaptic neurons, a muscle ... More


Introduction

Johan J. Bolhuis

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter gives an overview of the strong controversies in the study of learning and memory. Here, a number of leading paradigms are reviewed that investigate the brain mechanisms of learning and ... More


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