Monthly Archives: March 2009

Synaptic plasticity: Learning through continuing potentiation

Nature Reviews Neuroscience¬†9, 82 – 83 (February 2008) One of the main cellular mechanisms assumed to underlie learning is long-term potentiation (LTP), an experimental form of synaptic plasticity that results in a long-lasting increase in the strength of synaptic transmission. … Continue reading

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Christof Koch discusses Consciousness

Brain Science Podcast,¬†is an interview with Dr. Christof Koch of Cal Tech, one of the pioneers in the neurobiological study of consciousness. About two decades ago when Koch and Francis Crick began looking for what they called the neural correlates … Continue reading

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