On the tracks of learning

Research report (imported) 2008 - Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

Authors
Bonhoeffer, Tobias
Departments
Zelluläre und Systemneurobiologie (Bonhoeffer) (Prof. Dr. Tobias Bonhoeffer)
MPI für Neurobiologie, Martinsried
Summary
Scientists are beginning to get the gist of what happens in the brain when it learns or forgets something. A whole series of discoveries now shows how and where nerve cells create contacts between each other, or what happens, when the flow of information is disrupted or needs to be reestablished after a period of time. The results provide an intimate view into the fundamental functions of the brain.

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