Identification of Neural Markers Accompanying Memory


  • Alfredo Meneses, Department of Pharmacobiology, CINVESTAV (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional), Mexico

Identification of Neural Markers Accompanying Memory is a fresh and novel volume of memory study, providing up-to-date and comprehensive information for both students and researchers focused on the identification of neural markers accompanying memory. Contributions by experts in specific areas of memory study provide background on and definitions of memory, memory alterations, and the brain areas involved in memory and its related processes, such as consolidation, retrieval, forgetting, amnesia, and antiamnesiac effects. With coverage of the principal neurotransmitters related to memory, brain disorders presenting memory alterations, and available treatments—and with discussion of neural markers as new targets for the treatment of memory alterations—Identification of Neural Markers Accompanying Memory is a necessary and timely work for researchers in this growing field.
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Students, academics, and industry researchers working in the area of memory investigation


Book information

  • Published: November 2013
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-408139-0

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Neurotransmitters and Memory
3. GABA and Memory
4. Glutamate and Memory
5. Dopamine and Memory
6. Behavioral Models of Memory
7. Protein Synthesis and Memory: A Word of Caution
8. Signaling
9. Sex and Memory
10. Memory Disorders: The Diabetes Case