[Neuroscience] Re: Long-term potentiation and depression

Entertained by my own EIMC via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by decoy from mindyaown.biz)
Thu Jun 12 20:24:40 EST 2008


"Christian Wilms" <usenet02 from out-of-phase.de> wrote in message 
news:1iifgvx.1y7rwd71anserqN%usenet02 from out-of-phase.de...

> I think in general short-term plasticity refers to changes lasting
> seconds and minutes, while long-term refers to changes lasting hours
> (though 30 minutes is commonly considered to be long-enough-term for
> experimental purposes ;)

That a brainscientist (presumably) can be so narrow-minded as to limit his 
definition of LTP to "hours" is *almost* unbelievable, to me.




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