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Network Functions and Plasticity : Perspectives from Studying Neuronal Electrical Coupling in
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Network Functions and Plasticity: Perspectives from Studying Neuronal Electrical Coupling in Microcircuits focuses on the specific roles of electrical coupling in tractable, well-defined circuits, highlighting current research that offers novel insights for electrical coupling‘s roles in sensory and motor functions, neural computations, decision-making, regulation of network activity, circuit development, and learning and memory.
Bringing together a diverse group of international experts and their contributions using a variety of approaches to study different invertebrate and vertebrate model systems with a focus on the role of electrical coupling/gap junctions in microcircuits, this book presents a timely contribution for students and researchers alike.
- Provides an easy to read introduction on neural circuits of the model system
- Includes recent discovery/findings that are presented in the context of historical background
- Outlines outstanding issues/future research in the field