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Neural Plasticity and Memory

From Genes to Brain Imaging, 1st Edition

Edited by Federico Bermudez-Rattoni

CRC Press

368 pages

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pub: 2007-04-17
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A comprehensive, multidisciplinary review, Neural Plasticity and Memory: From Genes to Brain Imaging provides an in-depth, up-to-date analysis of the study of the neurobiology of memory. Leading specialists share their scientific experience in the field, covering a wide range of topics where molecular, genetic, behavioral, and brain imaging techniq

Table of Contents

Searching for Memory in the Brain: Confronting the Collusion of Cells and Systems. Long-Term Potentiation and Depression as Putative Mechanisms for Memory Formation. Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity Underlying Long Term Memory Formation. Modification of Brain Circuits through Experience. Presynaptic Structural Plasticity and Long-Lasting Memory: Focus on the Learning-Induced Redistribution of Hippocampal Mossy Fibers. Electrophysiological Representation of Taste Memory. Changes in Neurotransmitters Extracellular Levels During Memory Formation. Reversible Brain Inactivation of Brain Circuits in Learning and Memory Research. Enhanced Learning Protects the Brain Against the Effects of Amnesic Treatments. Studies on Short-Term Avoidance Memory. Memory Reconsolidation or Post-Retrieval Updating Information? Memory Impairments by Stress and Aging. Adrenal Stress Hormones and Enhanced Memory for Emotionally Arousing Experiences. Neuro-Immune Associative Learning. Sex and Hemisphere Influences on Neural Mechanisms of Emotional Memory.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience