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Functional plasticity at dendritic synapses

Zachary F. Mainen and Larry F. Abbott

in Dendrites

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Most synapses are made onto dendrites, and most excitatory connections are made onto dendritic spines. Synaptic plasticity is thus an intrinsically dendritic phenomenon, but the functional ... More


General neurophysiology of the cortex

O.D. Creutzfeldt

in Cortex Cerebri: Performance, Structural and Functional Organisation of the Cortex

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523246
eISBN:
9780191724510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523246.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Cortical nerve cells share some of the most basic electrophysiological properties with other nerve cells, with the ventral horn motor neurone often used as a model. In this cell, synaptic excitation ... More


Neural mechanisms of olfactory recognition memory

Peter A. Brennan and Eric B. Keverne

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/9780198524823.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the neural mechanisms of olfactory learning in mice and sheep. In female mice, mating leads to a memory for the smell of the male: exposure to an alien male leads to a pregnancy ... More


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