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Expression and Modulation of Memory Traces During Paradoxical Sleep

Elizabeth Hennevin

in Sleep and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198574002
eISBN:
9780191724145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198574002.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter begins with a discussion of the ups and downs of the research on sleep and memory. It then reviews studies on the importance of post-learning paradoxical sleep, the modulation of memory ... More


Molecular cascades in learning

Motoy Kuno

in The Synapse: Function, Plasticity, and Neurotrophism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198546870
eISBN:
9780191724350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198546870.003.0113
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Learning is behavioural modification resulting from experience. Since all behaviour reflects actions of the nervous system, behavioural modification must result from changes in the behaviour of the ... More


Historical perspective of neuronal plasticity

Motoy Kuno

in The Synapse: Function, Plasticity, and Neurotrophism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198546870
eISBN:
9780191724350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198546870.003.0089
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

If the structure and function of the nervous system were rigid and unmodifiable, behavioural alteration would never occur. To describe the enduring modification of the behavioural response, the term ... More


Neurotrophins as Regulators of Visual Cortical Plasticity

Castrén Eero and Fernando Maya Vetencourt José

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0027
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter describes neurotrophins as regulators of visual cortical plasticity. It illustrates that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and nerve growth factor (NGF) are popular candidate ... More


The Neuropsychology of Vision

Manfred Fahle and Mark Greenlee (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505822
eISBN:
9780191686900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505822.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book describes a range of new approaches to neuropsychological investigation and provides a broad overview of visual neuropsychology. It starts by presenting the results from new research ... More


Neurons and Simple Memory Circuits

Howard Eichenbaum

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778614
eISBN:
9780199932962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778614.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter summarizes some of the key fundamental concepts about the anatomy and physiology of neurons, including the molecular basis of the unusual electrical properties of neurons, different ... More


NMDA receptors and long-term potentiation in the hippocampus

ZAFAR I. BASHIR, NICOLA BERRETTA, ZUNER A. BORTOLOTTO, KATH CLARK, CERI H. DAVIES, BRUNO G. FRENGUELLI, JENNI HARVEY, BRIGITTE POTIER, and GRAHAM L. COLLINGRIDGE

in The NMDA Receptor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192625021
eISBN:
9780191724701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625021.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors have been shown to have two important physiological roles in the vertebrate central nervous system; they are mediators of synaptic ... More


Learning, Cognitive Training, and Cognitive Stimulation

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents studies on the importance of cognitive training in maintaining benefits of cognitive functioning. The importance of cognitive training for the brain integrity and cognitive ... More


Mind over Matter: Brain-Machine Interfaces

Jose M. Carmena and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The neuroscientist and engineer, Jose M. Carmona begins this dialogue describing research in the field of brain-machine interface (BMI) and neurotechnology led by his own laboratory in UC Berkley. He ... More


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