Learning & Memory

Mechanisms of Information Storage in the Nervous System

Edited by

  • H. Matthies, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Magdeburg, GDR

The Magdeburg Neurobiological Symposia have been run since 1967, and in that time have reflected the growth and divergence of neurobiology. This volume covers the neurobiology of learning, memory and neuronal plasticity, and includes contributions from an international group of attendees who reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. The book is divided into four sections: synaptic long-term potentiation, hippocampal functions, biochemistry of memory formation and principles, and modification of learning and memory, and constitutes the most up-to-date research currently being carried out in this important field.
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Of interest to neuroscientists, behaviorists and psychologists.


Book information

  • Published: August 1986
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-034186-6

Table of Contents

(partial) Synaptic Long-Term Potentiation: Synaptic protein phosphorylation and long-term potentiation, W H Gispen. Effects of noradrenaline on responsiveness and plasticity in hippocampus, V G Skrebitzky. Hippocampal Functions: Restoration of RSA (theta) in the denervated hippocampus by brain transplants, G Buzsa et al. Effect of memory-influencing drugs on paradoxical sleep, W Wetzel & H Matthies. Biochemistry of Memory Formation: Obstacles and progress in studying the cell biology of learning and memory, S P R Rose. Involvement of brain DNA in learning and sleep, A Giuditta et al. Principles and Modification of Learning Behaviour: Locus coeruleus in learning and memory retrieval, S Sara & M Segal. Hormone-transmitter interactions in memory modulation, J L McGaugh et al.