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contribution of AMPA and NMDA receptors of the dorsal lateral prefrontal cortex in working memory

Posted comment on ´The contribution of AMPA and NMDA receptors to persistent firing in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in working memory` written by B. Van Vugt, T. Van Kerkoerle, D. Vartak and P.R. Roeslfsema and published in Journal of Neuroscience … Continue reading

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microtubule and actin differentially regulate synaptic vesicle cycling in calyx of Held tissue

Posted comment on ´Microtubule and actin differentially regulate synaptic vesicle cycling to maintain high frequency neurotransmission` written by L. Piriya, A. Babu, H.-Y. Wang, K. Eguchi, L. Guillaud and T. Takahashi and published in Journal of Neuroscience January 2020 40(1) … Continue reading

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implicit and explicit processing of time impacts numerical processing

Posted comment on ´Can implicit or explicit time processing impact numerical representation? Evidence from a dual task paradigm` written by M. G. Di Bono, C. Dapor, S. Cutini and K. Priftis and published in Frontiers in Psychology 8th January 2020 … Continue reading

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age-related differences in short-term memory capability and confidence in decision-making

Posted comment on ´False recognition in short-term memory – age differences in confidence`  written by B. Sikora-Wachowicz, K. Lewandowska, A. Keresztes, M. Werkle-Bergner, T. Marek and M. Fafrowicz and published in Frontiers in Psychology 13th December 2019 doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02785 SUMMARY … Continue reading

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possible role of action potential backpropogation in pyramid cell apical dendrite tufts

Posted comment on ´The stochastic nature of action potential backpropogation in apical tuft dendrites` written by S.M. Short, K.D. Oikonomou, W.-L. Zhou and C.D. Acker and published in Journal of Neurophysiology 2017 doi.org/10.1152/jn.00800.2016 SUMMARY Short and colleagues investigated the variability … Continue reading

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investigation of the division between present time end and future time start

Posted comment on ´When does the present end and the future begin` written by H.E. Hershfield, S.J. Maglio and published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General SUMMARY In their article, Hershfield and Maglio investigated the division separating the conscious awareness … Continue reading

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regulation of long-term memory and behaviour by CREB1 in the worm

Posted comment on ´Differential regulation of innate and learned behaviour by Creb1/crh-1 in Caernohbditis elegans` written by Y. Dahiya, S. Rose, S. Thapliyal, S. Bhardwaj, M.Prasad and K. Babu and published in Journal of Neuroscience 2019 39(40) p. 7934 doi … Continue reading

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effects of sleep deprivation on neuronal connectivity

Posted comment on ´Intrinsic brain connectivity after partial sleep deprivation in young and older adults: results from the Stockholm Sleepy Brain study` written by G. Nilsonne, S. Tamm, J. Schwarz, R. Almeida, H. Fischer, G. Kecklund, M. Lekander, P. Fransson … Continue reading

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striatal dopamine DA2 receptors modulating role in hippocampal functionality

Posted comment on ´Dopamine D2 receptor availability is linked to hippocampal-caudate functional connectivity and episodic memory`  written by L. Nyberg, N. Karalija, A. Salami, M. Andersson, A. Wahlin, N. Kaboovand, Y. Koehncke, J. Axelsson, A. Rieckmann, G. Papenberg, D.D. Garrett, … Continue reading

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effect of attention on event characteristic selectivity and neuronal adaptation

Posted comment on ´Interactions between conscious and subconscious signals: selective attention under feature-based competition increases neural selectivity during brain adaptation` written by Y. Kikuchi, J. Ip, G. Lagier, J.C. Mossom, S. Kumar, C.I. Petkov, N.E. Barraclough and Q.C. Vuong and … Continue reading

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