Synaptic Modification, Neuron Selectivity, and Nervous System Organization

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SYNAPTIC MODIFICATION, NEURON SELECTIVITY, and NERVOUS SYSTEM ORGANIZATION

Edited By

William B. Levy

James A. Anderson

Stephen Lehmkuhle

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS 1985 Hillsdale, New Jersey London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Contributors vii
  • Introductory Remarks 1
  • 1: Associative Changes at the Synapse: LTP in the Hippocampus 5
  • Introduction to the EC-DG System 6
  • Acknowledgments 32
  • References 32
  • 2: Hebbian Modification of Synaptic Transmission as a Common Mechanism in Experience-Dependent Maturation of Cortical Functions. 35
  • References 62
  • 3: Monday's Discussion 65
  • 4: Some Constraints Operating on the Synaptic Modifications Underlying Binocular Competition in the Developing Visual Cortex 79
  • 5: Remarks about the "Singularity" of Nerve Cells and its Ontogenesis 89
  • Acknowledgments 101
  • References 101
  • 6: The Rules of Elemental Synaptic Plasticity 105
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT 119
  • References 119
  • 7: Neural Problem Solving 123
  • Acknowledgments 150
  • References 150
  • 8: What Hebb Synapses Build 153
  • Conclusion 172
  • References 172
  • References 173
  • 9: Neuron Selectivity: Single Neuron and Neuron Networks 175
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 191
  • References 191
  • 10: Tuesday's Discussion 193
  • 11: A Model of Cortical Associative Memory 209
  • References 221
  • 12: What Do Drug-Induced Visual Hallucinations Tell Us About the Brain? 223
  • MATHEMATICAL APPENDIX 237
  • MATHEMATICAL APPENDIX 240
  • 13: Wednesday's Discussion 243
  • Author Index 257
  • Subject Index 263
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