List of contributors. Preface. Acknowledgements. Section I. Neurogenesis in Adulthood: New Neurons in Old Brains. 1. Neurogenesis in adult primates (P. Rakic). Section II. Brain Plasticity: From Molecule to Neural Network. 2. Semaphorins: contributors to structural stability of hippocampal networks?
(A.J.G.D. Holtmaat et al.). 3. Neurotrophins and visual cortical plasticity (A.D. Huberman, A.K. McAllister). 4. Dendritic spines: elementary structural units of neuronal plasticity (M. Segal). 5. Abnormal plastic changes in a rat model for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: a short review
(J.A. Gorter, F.H. Lopes Da Silva). 6. Cortical map plasticity in animals and humans (J.P. Rauschecker). Section III. Learning and Memory. 7. A brain adaptation view of plasticity: is synaptic plasticity an overly limited concept? (A.W. Grossman et al.). 8. Environmental enrichment and the brain
(A.H. Mohammed et al.). 9. Sex hormones, neuroprotection and cognition (C. Behl). 10. Memory reactivation and consolidation during sleep: from cellular mechanisms to human performance (C.M.A. Pennartz et al.). 11. Sensory loss and cortical reorganization in mature primates (J.H. Kaas). 12. Human brain plasticity: evidence from sensory deprivation and altered language experience (H. Neville, D. Bavelier). Section IV. Circadian and Seasonal Plasticity. 13. Modes of plasticity within the mammalian circadian system (S. Amir et al.). 14. Functional plasticity of the circadian timing system in old age: light exposure (E.J.W. Van Someren et al.). 15. What is the adaptive role of neurogenesis in adult birds? (M. Gahr et al.). 16. A brain for all seasons: cellular and molecular mechanisms of photoperiodic plasticity
(M.A. Hofman, D.F. Swaab). Section V. Neural Plasticity in Aging and Neuropathology. 17. Regulation of