Tag Archives: neuronal firing

substantia nigral dopaminergic function in Parkinson disease

Posted comment on ´Habitual behaviour and dopamine cell vulnerability in Parkinson disease` by L.F. Hernández, P. Redgrave and J.A. Obeso and published in Frontiers Neuroanatomy 6th August 2015 doi 10.3389/fnana.2015.00099 SUMMARY This opinion article written by Hernández, Redgrave and Obeso … Continue reading

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hippocampus firing defines event boundaries in continuous experiences

Posted comment on ´The hippocampal film editor: sensitivity and specificity to event boundaries in continuous experience`  by A.B. Yakov and R.N. Henson and published in Journal of Neuroscience 2018 vol 38 (47) p. 10057 doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0524-18.2018 SUMMARY Yakov and Henson in … Continue reading

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firing differences of tonically active interneurons in the striatum to reward events

Published comment on ´Differences between dorsal and ventral striatum in the sensitivity of tonically active neurons to rewarding events` by K. Marche, A-C. Martel and P. Apicella and published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 24th July 2017 doi.org/10.3389/fnsys.2017.00052 SUMMARY Marche, … Continue reading

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tau pathology effects on neuronal firing

Posted comment on ´Pathological tau strains from human brains recapitulate the diversity of tauopathies in non-transgenic mouse brain` by S. Narasimhan, J.L. Guo, L. Changolkar, A. Stieber, J.D. McBride, L.V. Silva, Z. He, B. Zhang, R.J. Gathagan, J.Q. Trojanowski and … Continue reading

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the structure and function of the cerebellum

Published comment on ´The Secret of You` by C. Williams and published in New Scientist issue no. 3185 7th July 2018 p. 36 SUMMARY In her article Williams describes the change in view of the worth from a neuroscientific perspective … Continue reading

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Self-awareness and the mirror self-recognition test

Posted comment on ´The why of me` by S. Deleniv and published in New Scientist issue no. 3194 8th September 2018 p. 29 SUMMARY Deleniv begins her article by describing how only a few biological species are capable of self-recognition … Continue reading

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nucleus accumbens activity predicts group behaviour in crowdfunding task

Posted comment on ´When brain beats behaviour: neuroforecasting crowdfunding outcomes` by A. Genevsky, C. Yoon and B. Knutson and published in Journal of Neuroscience vol 37(36) 2017 p. 8625, doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1633-16.2017 COMMENT Genevsky, Yoon and Knutson investigated whether neural activity could … Continue reading

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