What are the basic functions of glia and mechanisms of gliotransmission?
Mar 19, 2016
Beginning with Vernon Mountcastle, give three examples of columnar organization in different cortical areas.
Mar 2, 2016
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each the following experimental methods for cognitive neuroscience studies: PET, EEG, TMS.
Mar 1, 2016
How does fMRI work? What neurovascular mechanisms generate the BOLD signal?
Feb 24, 2016
How does an extracellular electrode measure spiking of a neuron? How are spikes different when measured extracellularly verses intracellularly?
Feb 21, 2016
How is neurotransmitter activity terminated, after its release at a synapse?
Feb 20, 2016
What are the most common mechanisms responsible for synaptic facilitation and depression?
Feb 19, 2016
What were the fundamental findings of Hubel & Wiesel, J. Physiol. 1962?
Feb 18, 2016
Describe how the NMDA receptor functions, and how it implements the Hebbian model of learning at the synaptic level.
Feb 17, 2016
What is homeostatic plasticity?
Feb 16, 2016