Cerebellar Conditioning and Learning

Cerebellar Conditioning and Learning

1st Edition - June 1, 2014

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  • Editor: Michael Mauk
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124202474
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128007914

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This volume of International Review of Neurobiology is on Cerebellar Conditioning and Learning. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field.

Readership

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

    • Chapter One: Learning-Induced Structural Plasticity in the Cerebellum
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Learning-Induced Structural Plasticity at Parallel Fiber–Purkinje Cell Synapses
      • 3 Structural Plasticity Other than Parallel Fiber–Purkinje Cell Synapses
      • 4 Conclusion
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Two: Cerebellar Mechanisms of Learning and Plasticity Revealed by Delay Eyelid Conditioning
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Eyelid Conditioning as a Tool to Study the Cerebellum
      • 3 Sites and Rules for Learning-Related Plasticity
      • 4 The Role of Timing in Cerebellar Learning
      • 5 Feedback Control of Climbing Fiber Equilibrium Activity
      • 6 The Role of Feedback Inhibition of Climbing Fibers in Response Timing
      • 7 Implications for Cerebellar Learning from the Phenomenon of Savings
      • 8 Summary
    • Chapter Three: Cerebellar Long-Term Potentiation: Cellular Mechanisms and Role in Learning
      • Abstract
      • 1 The Search for the Memory Engram in Cerebellar Learning
      • 2 LTP: Cellular Mechanisms
      • 3 Conflicting Data on the Role of Calcineurin in LTD Induction
      • 4 LTP and Cerebellar Learning
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Four: The Ontogeny of Associative Cerebellar Learning
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Behavioral Ontogeny of Eyeblink Conditioning
      • 3 Neural Mechanisms Underlying Eyeblink Conditioning
      • 4 Neural Mechanisms Underlying the Ontogeny of Eyeblink Conditioning
      • 5 Conclusions
    • Index
    • Contents of Recent volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 126
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2014
  • Published: June 1, 2014
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124202474
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128007914

About the Serial Volume Editor

Michael Mauk

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Texas at Austin, USA

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