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Title Cerebral plasticity : new perspectives / edited by Leo M. Chalupa [and others]
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (x, 415 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series The MIT Press Ser
MIT Press Ser
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction / Tommaso Pizzorusso -- 2. Dynamic Building of the Brain / Lamberto Maffei -- 3. Plasticity of Retinal Ganglion Cells / Leo M. Chalupa -- 4. Using Indelible Transgenic Markers to Identify, Analyze, and Manipulate Neuronal Subtypes: Examples from the Retina / Joshua R. Sanes -- 5. Vision-Dependent Plasticity at the Retinogeniculate Synapse / Chinfei Chen -- 6. Is Half a Loaf Worse than No Bread?: The Role of Normal and Abnormal Patterns of Neuronal Activity in the Development of the Visual System / Barbara Chapman -- 7. Determinants of Synaptic and Circuit Plasticity in the Cerebral Cortex: Implications for Neurodevelopmental Disorders / Mriganka Sur -- 8. Activity-Dependent Development of Inhibitory Synapses and Innervation Pattern in the Visual Cortex: From BDNF to GABA Signaling / Z. Josh Huang -- 9
Summary This volume offers contributions from leaders in the field of cerebral plasticity and looks at normal development and the influences of environmental manipulations, cerebral plasticity in adulthood and the underlying mechanisms of plasticity
Analysis NEUROSCIENCE/General
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Neuroplasticity.
Cerebral cortex.
Cerebral Cortex -- growth & development
Cerebral Cortex -- physiology
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neuronal Plasticity -- physiology
Neuronal Plasticity
Cerebral Cortex
MEDICAL -- Neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Cerebral cortex
Form Electronic book
Author Chalupa, Leo M.
ISBN 9780262295444