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Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

W. Maxwell Cowan, Thomas M. Jessell, and S. Lawrence Zipursky (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195111668
eISBN:
9780199865833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Although the major features of neural development have been known for nearly a century, it is only relatively recently that the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms have begun to be ... More


Temporal binding and the neural correlates of consciousness

Andreas K. Engel

in The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and Dissociation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508571
eISBN:
9780191687358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508571.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter aims to contribute to the ongoing debate about the neural correlates of consciousness from the viewpoint of a particular experimental approach: the study of distributed neuronal ... More


Evolution and scaling of dendrites

Gayle M Wittenberg and Samuel S.-H Wang

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/9780198566564.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites, the neuronal processes that receive synaptic inputs, are found in all nervous systems. The great diversity of dendrites, both within individual species and across phylogeny, reflects their ... More


NMDA receptors and developmental plasticity in visual neocortex

ALAIN ARTOLA and WOLF SINGER

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/9780192625021.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Learning can be considered as a stimulus- and, hence, activity-dependent neuronal process that leads to a lasting change of stimulus-response relationships. The formation of a memory trace may thus ... More


Stages in memory formation: a review

K. T. Ng and M. E. Gibbs

in Neural and Behavioural Plasticity: The Use of the Domestic Chick as a Model

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521846
eISBN:
9780191724640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521846.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter summarizes the findings from a range of pharmacological-behavioural studies carried out in laboratories using a modified version of Cherkin's paradigm. Pharmacological evidence for ... More


Time Matters

Singer Wolf

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/9780262015233.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter presents the literature on the role of synaptic plasticity in development and learning. It analyzes the precise timing of spikes matters both in signal processing and synaptic ... More


Introduction

Reuven Dukas and John M. Ratcliffe (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter provides an introduction to cognitive ecology that gives attention to ecology and the evolution of “cognition,” defining it as the neuronal processes concerned with the acquisition, ... More


A Day in the Monkey’s Brain

Ralph Mitchell Siegel

in Another Day in the Monkey's Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734344
eISBN:
9780190255862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734344.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In this chapter, the author reflects on his journey toward understanding the nature of consciousness. He describes his experiments on monkeys at the Salk Institute to elucidate how the mind and ... More


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