Macromolecular Interplay in Brain Associative Mechanisms

Macromolecular Interplay in Brain Associative Mechanisms

by A. Neugebauer

ISBN-10: 9810232128

ISBN-13: 9789810232122

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The cortico-limbic system of higher vertebrates1
Hippocampal cellular correlates to spatial learning43
Konorski's concept of brain associations53
Pairing, contiguity, contingency - what's the difference63
Neuronal networks in the hippocampal region. I. Reverberating circuits71
Neuronal networks in the hippocampal region. II. Impulse transmission patterns88
Where in the cortex does cognition take place?104
Does a hierarchical timing mechanism exist in the olfactory system?111
Reactivity of mice to spatial and non spatial change: Effect of haloperidol and MK-801 treatments117
Long-term potentiation: A synaptic model for learning and memory125
Spatial and temporal changes in signal transduction pathways during long-term potentiation136
Nitric oxide, synaptic plasticity and memory formation in the brain151
The involvement of the medial thalamus in memory159
Memory disorders after diencephalic brain damage168
On the role of the gabaergic system of the basolateral amygdala in conditioned odor aversion177
Participation of post-synaptic structures in simple forms of synaptic plasticity in snail central neurones181
Long-term memory of active avoidance learning in Wistar rats186
Neuropsychological studies of memory functions in brain damaged patients192
(R,S)-[alpha]-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine (MCPG) fails to block long term potentiation under urethane anesthesia in vivo197
Nitric oxide synthase activity and free radical generation in rat brain: Effect of age and individual behaviour202
The role of immediate early genes in long-term potentiation, learning and memory209
Biochemical correlates of learning and memory221
Towards understanding a role of transcription factors in learning processes226
L-glutamate-driven gene expression in neuronal plasticity and cell death234
The involvement of protein kinase C in hippocampal-dependent learning240
Basic fibroblast growth factor in rat hippocampal neurons250
Memory processing during sleep: The sequential hypothesis257
Sleep-wake variables and EEG power spectra in aging rats263
The expression of immediate early genes in the brain during sleep and wake272
Thalamic control of EEG oscillations during waking, NREM and REM sleep285
Paradoxical sleep as an iterative genetic programming mechanism295
Chromatic dreams / white-and-black dreams: Is it possible to attempt any interpretative hypothesis?304
Four levels of brain research - an introduction309
Deficient long-term memory in mice with a targeted mutation of the cAMP-responsive element-binding protein323
Genetic test of the effects of PKA knockout on mossy fiber LTP and spatial and contextual learning325
The power and the limits of neurogenetics327
The relevance of in vivo and in vitro neurobiological observations to learning and memory328
List of participants331

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