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Actions of neuromodulators Actions of neuromodulators

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/9780198523444.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

The vast number of substances identified as potential neuromodulators means that any assessment of their actions will be complex. What role do the neurons containing these substances play in the ... More


The strings of the puppet master: how parasites change host behavior

Shelley A. Adamo

in Host Manipulation by Parasites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642236
eISBN:
9780191774621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642236.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Parasites can alter a host's behaviour. How they induce such changes remains poorly understood. A neuroscientist trying to control an animal's behaviour typically targets specific neurons or ... More


There Are No Killer Apps but Connecting Neural Activity to Behavior through Computation Is Still a Good Idea

P. Read Montague

in Computational Psychiatry: New Perspectives on Mental Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035422
eISBN:
9780262337854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035422.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The quest to understand the relationship between neural activity and behavior has been ongoing for well over a hundred years. Although research based on the stimulus-and-response approach to ... More


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