Series: Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience

The Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience series covers compelling, topical subjects in behavioral neuroscience. Each volume is a comprehensive guide to the latest research of interest to researchers in the behavioral sciences. Joseph P. Huston, Director, Center for Bahavioral Neuroscience, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Book Series: Handbook of Basal Ganglia Structure and Function

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Volume 24. Handbook of Basal Ganglia Structure and Function

Published: 26th September 2016 Editors: Heinz Steiner Kuei Tseng

Part A: The Basal Ganglia System and its Evolution
1. History of the Basal Ganglia
2. Anatomical Organization of the Basal Ganglia
3. Evolution of the Vertebrate Basal Ganglia
4. Cell Types in the Basal Ganglia 

Part B: Anatomy and Physiology of the Striatum
5. Striatal Medium Spiny Projection Neurons and their Connections
6. Cholinergic Interneurons of the Striatum
7. GABAergic Interneurons of the Striatum
8. Dopamine Signaling in Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons
9. Endocannabinoid Signaling in the Striatum
10. Nitric Oxide Signaling in the Striatum
11. Adenosine Signaling in the Basal Ganglia 

Part C: Anatomy and Physiology of Globus Pallidus, Subthalamic Nucleus and Substantia Nigra
12. The Globus Pallidus
13. The Subthalamic Nucleus
14. The Substantia Nigra Pars Reticulata
15. Subtypes of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons
16. Neurophysiology of Substantia Nigra Dopamine Neurons
17. Plasticity in Dopamine Neurons
18. Regulation of Extracellular Dopamine: Release and Reuptake 

Part D: Network Integration
19. Organization of Corticostriatal Projection Neuron Types
20. Organization of Prefrontal-Striatal Connections
21. Gating of Cortical Input to the Striatum
22. Corticostriatal Synaptic Plasticity in Physiological and Pathological Conditions
23. Organization of the Thalamostriatal Systems
24. The Rostromedial Tegmental Nucleus: Connections to the Basal Ganglia
25. The Rostromedial Tegmental Nucleus: A Modulator of Dopamine Systems
26. Integrative Networks Across Basal Ganglia Circuits 

Part E: Molecular Signaling in the Basal Ganglia
27. Second-Messenger Cascades
28. DARPP32/Phosphatase Signaling
29. Transsynaptic Regulation of Basal Ganglia Gene Expression
30. Psychostimulant-Induced Gene Regulation in Corticostriatal Circuits
31. Epigenetics in Neuropathologies of the Basal Ganglia

Part F: Basal Ganglia Function and Dysfunction
32. Investigating Basal Ganglia Function with Cell-Type-Specific Manipulations
33. Basal Ganglia Re-Entrant Loops: Roles in Action Selection and Reinforcement
34. Memory Systems in the Basal Ganglia
35. Basal Ganglia Dynamics During Action Sequence (Motor) Learning
36. Abnormal Activities in Cortico-Basal Ganglia Circuits in Movement Disorders
37. Morphological Plasticity in the Striatum Associated with Dopamine Dysfunction
38. Neuroinflammation in Movement Disorders
39. Basal Ganglia Disorders Related to Striosome/Matrix Compartments
40. Drug Addiction: the Neural and Psychological Basis of a Compulsive Incentive Habit
41. Parkinson’s Disease: Cross-Talk Between Environmental Factors and Gene Defects
42. Parkinson’s Disease: Molecular Determinants of Vulnerability in Dopamine Neurons
43. Parkinson’s Disease: Genetics
44. Molecular Mechanisms of L-DOPA-Induced Dyskinesia
45. Cell Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease: An Update
46. Huntington’s Disease: Molecular Basis
47. Huntington’s Disease: Insights from Animal Models
48. Dystonia
49. Tourette Syndrome
50. Deep-Brain Stimulation for Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders

Additional volumes


Volume 23. Modeling the Psychopathological Dimensions of Schizophrenia

Published: 16th November 2015 Editors: Mikhail Pletnikov John Waddington

Volume 22. Invertebrate Learning and Memory

Published: 1st June 2013 Editors: Randolf Menzel Paul Benjamin

Volume 21. Handbook of the Behavioral Neurobiology of Serotonin

Published: 2nd December 2009 Editors: Christian Muller Barry Jacobs

Volume 19. Handbook of Mammalian Vocalization

Published: 26th October 2009 Editor: Stefan Brudzynski

Volume 18. Handbook of Episodic Memory

Published: 20th September 2008 Editors: Ekrem Dere Alexander Easton Lynn Nadel Joe Huston

Volume 17. Handbook of Anxiety and Fear

Published: 17th March 2008 Editors: D. Caroline Blanchard D. Caroline Blanchard Guy Griebel David Nutt

Volume 16. Handbook of Microdialysis

Published: 9th January 2007 Series Volume Editors: Ben Westerink Thomas Cremers