long term potentiation

RonBlue rcb5 at MSN.COM
Mon Oct 19 20:15:39 EST 1998


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>Frank  ...
> Conditions which impair LTP seem to
>impair learning and long-term memory.  Accordingly, many pathologies
>which involve impaired memory might be based on interference with
>initiation or maintenance of LTP--but many others might not be.
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Consider this interesting fact.  If a child in the mild of winter
falls into a ice pond and dies.   We can take him or her to the hospital
and revive them.   There memory before falling in is still intact.   Meaning
that memory is like a filter interacting with future stimuli.
Ron Blue







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