Emotional Modulation of the Synapse
by Christa McIntyre, Jonathan Eric Ploski
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA 2015
Number of pages: 135
Enduring changes in the structure and function of synapses, neural circuitry, and ultimately behavior, can be modulated by highly aversive or rewarding experiences. In the last decade, the convergence of cellular, molecular, and systems neuroscience has produced new insights into the biological mechanisms that determine whether a memory will be stored for the long-term or lost forever.
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