Neurobiology of Sleep and Memory is the textual result of a symposium regarding the basic neurological processes in the storage of different kinds of memories (short-term and long-term). This book gives much focus on the relationship of sleep and memory and how they preserve personality and all its characteristics. The study of the interrelation of the two bodily processes also aims to help clarify neurological bases of disorders of sleep and memory and other forms of mental illness.
This text consists of 23 chapters that encompass a wide span of topics regarding sleep and memory. Some of these topics include blood-brain barrier; protein synthesis in RNA and central nervous system; neuronal activity patterns during REM sleep; post-trial reticular stimulation; and sleep-related hormones. This book also discusses the phylogenetic correlations of sleep and memory not just in mammals but also in reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and birds.
This reference material is a valuable source of information to both students and professionals studying biology, psychology, pharmacology, and neuroscience.
List of Contributors
The Blood-Brain Barrier and Its Importance in the Study of the Mechanisms of Sleep and Memory
Neurotransmitters and Protein Synthesis in the Central Nervous System
Brain RNA and Protein Synthesis during Training: The Interpretation of Changes of Precursor Incorporation
Phylogenetic Correlations between Sleep and Memory
The Activity of Neuronal Networks in Memory Consolidation
The Investigation of the Role of Serotonin in Mammalian Behavior
Neuronal Activity Patterns during Rapid-Eye Movement Sleep: Relation to Waking Patterns
The Reciprocal Interaction Model of Sleep Cycle Control: Implications for PGO Wave Generation and Dream Amnesia
Neuroanatomic Localization and the Neurobiology of Sleep and Memory
A Neural System Approach to the Study of Memory Storage and Retrieval
Interaction between Post-Trial Reticular Stimulation and Subsequent Paradoxical Sleep in Memory Consolidation Processes
Reminiscences Elicited by Electrical Stimulation of the Temporal Lobe in Humans
Piperidine: An Endogenous Hypnogenic Amine?
Biosynthesis of RNA in Rabbit Cerebral Cortex during Periods of Synchronized Sleep and Wakefulness
Investigation of the Role of Proteins in REM Sleep
Chronic Cannulation and Perfusion of Cerebral Ventricles in Cats: The Study of Cerebrospinal Fluid during Sleep and Wakefulness
Hypothalamo-Neurohypophyseal Hormone Effects on Memory and Related Functions in the Rat
Pituitary Peptide Influences on Attention and Memory
Sleep and Memory: Effects of Growth Hormone on Sleep, Brain Neurochemistry and Behavior
Memory and Sleep: Neuroendocrinological Considerations
The Effect of Sleep on Human Long-Term Memory
Amnesia and Disorders of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
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- 1st January 1977
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