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Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain

Edited by Daniel Romer and Elaine F. Walker.

March 2007; published online May 2009.

Book. Subjects: Neuroscience. 480 pages.

Recent advances in our understanding of the human brain suggest that adolescence is a unique period of development during which both environmental and genetic influences can leave a lasting...

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Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain

Edited by Itzhak Fried, Ueli Rutishauser, Moran Cerf and Gabriel Kreiman.

July 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Neuroscience. 376 pages.

In the last decade, the synergistic interaction of neurosurgeons, engineers, and neuroscientists, combined with new technologies, has enabled scientists to study the awake, behaving human...

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Mapping Adolescent Brain Maturation Using Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Elizabeth R. Sowell, Paul M. Thompson and Arthur W. Toga.

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain

March 2007; published online May 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 10248 words.

This chapter reviews new studies of normative brain development during childhood and adolescence that have been performed with sophisticated new brain mapping techniques, including cortical...

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Neuropeptides and the Development of Social Behaviors

Karen L. Bales and C. Sue Carter.

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain

March 2007; published online May 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 11299 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the role of two mammalian neuropeptide hormones, oxytocin (OT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP), in the development and expression of social behaviors,...

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Cortical Change in Alzheimer's Disease Detected with a Disease-specific Population-based Brain Atlas

Paul M. Thompson, Michael S. Mega, Roger P. Woods, Chris I. Zoumalan, Chris J. Lindshield, Rebecca E. Blanton, Jacob Moussai, Colin J. Holmes, Jeffrey L. Cummings and Arthur W. Toga.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 12198 words.

We report the first detailed population-based maps of cortical gray matter loss in Alzheimer's disease (AD), revealing prominent features of early structural change. New computational...

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Hemispheric and Gender-related Differences in the Gross Morphology of the Anterior Cingulate/Paracingulate Cortex in Normal Volunteers: An MRI Morphometric Study

Murat Yücel, Geoffrey W. Stuart, Paul Maruff, Dennis Velakoulis, Simon F. Crowe, Greg Savage and Christos Pantelis.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 8534 words.

The sulci and gyri found within the anterior cingulate (AC), and across the cerebrum generally, have been found to vary in location and complexity from one individual to the next, making it...

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Differences in Somatosensory Processing in S1 Barrel Cortex between Normal and Monoamine Oxidase A Knockout (Tg8) Adult Mice

Zhuo Yang, Isabelle Seif and Michael Armstrong-James.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 9010 words.

Spatio-temporal processing of whisker information was analysed in vivo for single neurons in D2 barrel columns of S1 cortex in Tg8 mutant mice, which lack barrels. Findings were compared...

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A Neural Model of how Horizontal and Interlaminar Connections of Visual Cortex Develop into Adult Circuits that Carry Out Perceptual Grouping and Learning

Stephen Grossberg and James R. Williamson.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 21785 words.

A neural model suggests how horizontal and interlaminar connections in visual cortical areas V1 and V2 develop within a laminar cortical architecture and give rise to adult visual percepts....

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Separate Neural Correlates for the Mnemonic Components of Successive Discrimination and Working Memory Tasks

L. Cornette, P. Dupont, G. Bormans, L. Mortelmans and G.A. Orban.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 12078 words.

We have used positron emission tomography to map the mnemonic components of two tasks at the extremes of the visual short-term/ working memory spectrum. The successive discrimination task...

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The Noradrenergic α2 Agonist Clonidine Modulates Behavioural and Neuroanatomical Correlates of Human Attentional Orienting and Alerting

J.T. Coull, A.C. Nobre and C.D. Frith.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2001; published online January 2001.

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 9537 words.

We examined whether the known noradrenergic attenuation of the alerting effect (the beneficial effect of a warning cue) results from an underlying effect of noradrenaline on temporal...

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