Description

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

Details

No. of pages:
126
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128007914
Print ISBN:
9780124202474

About the serial-volume-editor

Michael Mauk

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Texas at Austin, USA