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Unformatted text preview: firing B is enhanced. Brief form is “cells that fire together, wire together What is long-term potentiating? l A cellular phenomenon l High frequency stimulation increases the ability of cell a to activate cell b l Two stages: induction and maintenance How is LTP induced? l What is tetanus? l an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds 19, what biological changes are involved in long-term maintenance of LTP? l Growth of new dendrites( neuronal branches) l Enlargement of dendritic “spines” l Increase in number of excitatory receptors 20, what is the relationship between LTP and long-term memory. l Treatment that in a cell: blocks LTP/ enhance LTP l Treatment that in a mouse: blocks formation of new memories/ enhances formation of new memories The portion of the human brain that mediates simple reflexes, such as sneezing, coughing,...
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- Fall '08
- Bacteria, Donald Hebb, high frequency stimulation, LTP/ enhance LTP