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Dendrites

Dendrites

Greg Stuart, Nelson Spruston, and Michael Häusser (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566564
eISBN:
9780191724206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566564.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites form the major receiving part of neurons. It is within these highly complex, branching structures that the real work of the nervous system takes place. The dendrites of neurons receive ... More

Dendrites

Dendrites

Greg Stuart, Nelson Spruston, and Michael Häusser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745273
eISBN:
9780191819735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745273.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Dendrites are complex neuronal structures that receive and integrate synaptic input from other nerve cells. They therefore play a critical role in brain function. Although dendrites were discovered ... More

Dendritic Spines

Dendritic Spines

Rafael Yuste

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013505
eISBN:
9780262259286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013505.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Most neurons in the brain are covered by dendritic spines, small protrusions that arise from dendrites, covering them like leaves on a tree. But a hundred and twenty years after spines were first ... More

Disturbances of Lower and Higher Visual Capacities Caused by Occipital DamageWith Special Reference to the Psychopathological, Pedagogical, Industrial, and Social Implications

Disturbances of Lower and Higher Visual Capacities Caused by Occipital Damage: With Special Reference to the Psychopathological, Pedagogical, Industrial, and Social Implications

W. Poppelreuter

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521907
eISBN:
9780191724664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521907.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

During the First World War many soldiers suffered brain injuries, mostly from gunshot wounds. The localized nature of these injuries made them of special significance for neuropsychological studies ... More

Diversity in the Neuronal MachineOrder and Variability in Interneuronal Microcircuits

Diversity in the Neuronal Machine: Order and Variability in Interneuronal Microcircuits

Ivan Soltesz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177015
eISBN:
9780199864713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177015.001.1
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This book travels a colorful journey into the fascinatingly diverse world of interneurons, an important class of highly heterogeneous cells found in all cortical neuronal networks. Interneurons are ... More

Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Susan Pockett, William P. Banks, and Shaun Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162371
eISBN:
9780262281690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162371.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Our intuition tells us that we, our conscious selves, cause our own voluntary acts. Yet scientists have long questioned this; Thomas Huxley, for example, in 1874 compared mental events to a steam ... More

Dopamine Handbook

Dopamine Handbook

Leslie Iversen, Susan Iversen, Stephen Dunnett, and Anders Bjorklund (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

The discovery of dopamine in 1957-8 was one of the seminal events in the development of modern neuroscience, and has been extremely important for the development of modern therapies of neurological ... More

The Dynamic BrainAn Exploration of Neuronal Variability and Its Functional Significance

The Dynamic Brain: An Exploration of Neuronal Variability and Its Functional Significance

Mingzhou Ding, PhD and Dennis Glanzman,PhD (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393798
eISBN:
9780199897049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393798.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Neuronal responses to identically presented stimuli are extremely variable. This variability has in the past often been regarded as “noise.” At the single neuron level, interspike interval (ISI) ... More

Dynamic Coordination in the BrainFrom Neurons to Mind

Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Christoph von der Malsburg, William A. Phillips, and Wolf Singer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

A fundamental shift is occurring in neuroscience and related disciplines. In the past, researchers focused on functional specialization of the brain, discovering complex processing strategies based ... More

Dynamic ThinkingA Primer on Dynamic Field Theory

Dynamic Thinking: A Primer on Dynamic Field Theory

Gregor Schöner and John Spencer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199300563
eISBN:
9780190299026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300563.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The concepts of dynamical systems have been influential in the way psychologists, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists think about sensorimotor behavior and its development. This book introduces ... More

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