Tag Archives: neuronal firing

blocking hippocampal AMPAR removal prevents forgetting

Posted comment on ´Blocking Synaptic Removal of GluA2-Containing AMPA Receptors Prevents the Natural Forgetting of Long-Term Memories` by P.V. Migues, L. Liu, G.E.B. Archbold, E.O. Einarsson, J. Wong, K. Bonasia, S.H. Ko, Y.T. Wang and O. Hardt and published in … Continue reading

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theta clock-spiking cells in the hippocampus

Posted comment on ´Theta rhythmic clock-like activity of single units in the mouse hippocampus` by L. Zhang, X. Ma, G. Chen, E. Barkai and L. Lin and published in Journal of Neuroscience 36(16) 2016 p.4415 doi.org/101523/JNEUROSCI.3851-15.2016 COMMENT In their article, … Continue reading

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neuronal firing patterns with true and false memories

Posted comment on ´Neural Global Pattern Similarity Underlies True and False Memories` by Z. Ye, B. Zhu, L. Zhuang, Z. Lu, C. Chen and G. Xue and published in Journal of Neuroscience 22nd June 2016, 36 (25) 6792-6802; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0425-16.2016Continue reading

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frequency selective control of cortical networks by thalamus using optogenetics

Posted comment on ´Frequency-selective control of cortical and subcortical networks by central thalamus` by  J. Liu, H.J. Lee, A.J. Weitz, Z. Fang, P. Lin, M. Choy, R. Fisher, V. Pinskiy, A. Tolpygo, P. Mitra, N. Schiff and J.H. Lee published … Continue reading

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iron levels and memory performance

Posted comment on ´Iron Level and Myelin Content in the Ventral Striatum Predict Memory Performance in the Aging Brain` by T.K. Steiger, N. Weiskopf, and N. Bunzeck published in The Journal of Neuroscience, 23rd March 2016, 36(12): p.3552 SUMMARY Steiger, … Continue reading

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microglia roles in neuronal spatial patterning and synaptic wiring in the adult CNS

Posted comment on ´Microglia function in central nervous system development and plasticity` by D.P. Schafer and B. Stevens published in Cold Spring Harbour Perspectives in Biology Advance July 17th 2015, doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a020545 SUMMARY Schafer and Steven`s article is a review … Continue reading

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free will and neural activity

Posted comment on ´A biological basis for free will` by P. U. Tse published in New Scientist 2920, 8th June 2013. SUMMARY In his article, Tse explains his belief that free will can be explained by a new understanding of … Continue reading

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