Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

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Systems approach to the study of learning and memory

  1. Gaffan D. 1996. Associative and perceptual learning and the concept of memory systems. Cognitive Brain Research 5:69-80.
  2. Bannerman DM, Good MA, Butcher SP, Ramsay M. &Morris RGM. 1995. Distinct components of spatial learning revealed by prior training and NMDA receptor blockade. Nature 378:182-186.
  3. Gaffan D. 1994. Scene-specific memory for objects: a model of episodic memory impairment in monkeys with fornix transections. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 6:305-320.
  4. Kim JJ, Clark PE & Thompson RF 1995. Hippocampectomy impairs the memory of recently, but not remotely acquired trace conditioned responses. Behavioral Neuroscience 109:195-203
  5. Gewirtz JC & Davis M. 1997. Second-order fear conditioning prevented by blocking NMDA receptors in amygdala. Nature 388:471-474.
  6. Killcross S, Robbins TW & Everitt BJ. 1997. Different types of fear-conditioned behaviour mediated by separate nuclei within amygdala. Nature 388:377-380.
  7. Lebar KS, Le Doux JE, Spencer DO, Phelps PA. 1995. Impaired fear conditioning following unilateral temporal lobectomy in humans. Journal of Neuroscience 15:6846-6855.
  8. Kleim JA, Kapil V, Ballard DH & Greenough WT. 1997. Learning-dependent synaptic modifications in the cerebellar cortex of the adult rat persist for at least four weeks. The Journal of Neuroscience 17:717-721.
  9. Brasted. PJ, Humby T, Dunnett SB & Robbins TW. 1997. Unilateral lesions of the dorsal striatum in rats disrupt responding in egocentric space. Journal of Neuroscience 17(22):8919-8926.
  10. Levy R, Friedman HR, Davachi L & Goldman-Rakic PS. 1997. Differential activation of the caudate nucleus in primates performing spatial and nonspatial working memory tasks. Journal of Neuroscience, 17:3870-3882.
  11. Owen AM, Iddon JL, Hodges M Summers BA & Robbins TW. 1997. Spatial and non-spatial working memory at different stages of Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia 35:5119-5132.
  12. McCarthy G, Puce A, Constable RT, Krystal HJ, Gore JC & Goldman-Rakic P. 1996. Activation of human prefrontal cortex during spatial and nonspatial working memory tasks measured by functional MRI. Cerebral Cortex 6:600-611.

Cellular and molecular approach to the study of learning and memory

  1. Lu Y-M, Jia Z, Janus C, Henderson JT, Gerlai R, Wojtowicz JM & Roder JC. 1997. Mice lacking metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 show impaired learning and reduced CAI long-term potentiation (LTP) but normal CA3 LTP. Journal of Neuroscience 17(13):5196-5205.
  2. Fisher TM, Blazis DEJ, Priver NA & Carew TJ. 1997. Metaplasticity at identified inhibitory synapses in Aplysia. Nature 3 89:86-865.
  3. Stevens C & Wang Y. 1994. Changes in reliability of synaptic function as a mechanism for plasticity. Nature 371:704-707
  4. Sakimura K, Kutsuwada T, Ito 1, Manabe T, Takayama C, Kushiya E, Yagi T, Alzawa S, Inoue Y, Sugiyama H & Mishina M. 1995. Reduced hippocampal LTP and spatial learning in mice lacking NMDA receptor F.1 subunit. Nature 373:151-155.
  5. Connolly JB, Roberts IJH, Armstrong JD, Kaiser K, Forte M, Tully T & O'Kane C. 1996. Associative learning disrupted by impaired Gs signalling in Drosophild mushroom bodies. Science 274:2104-2107