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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


Working with Memory

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195141740
eISBN:
9780199865741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141740.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter begins by summarizing the anatomy of the prefrontal cortex. It then reviews the functional role of the prefrontal cortex, including a consideration of whether the prefrontal area is ... More


How the brain learns about danger

Karim Nader and Josep LeDoux

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/9780198524823.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter has a different view of the role of the amygdala in information storage from that in the previous chapter. This issue was addressed in a recent commentary and by the experimental studies ... More


Effects of Estradiol on Basal Forebrain Cholinergic Neurons and Their Impact on Cognitive Performance and Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Robert B. Gibbs

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Cholinergic neurons in the basal forebrain play an important role in modulating wakefulness, alertness, and selective attention and contribute significantly to learning and memory processes. These ... More


Evolutionary Neuropsychology: An Introduction to the Evolution of the Structures and Functions of the Human Brain

Frederick L. Coolidge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940942
eISBN:
9780190940973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book is designed to introduce the evolutionary origins of the human brain’s present structures and functions. Evolutionary neuropsychology is a new multidisciplinary science that embraces and ... More


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