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MOST CITED ARTICLES – Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Rapid-Acting Antidepressants Ketamine and Scopolamine.

JOURNAL:  Current Neuropharmacology

AUTHOR(S): Eric S. Wohleb, Danielle Gerhard, Alex Thomas, Ronald S. Duman.

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Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent neuropsychiatric disease that causes profound social and economic burdens. 226 more words

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Synapse-specific plasticity governs the identity of overlapping memory traces

Memories are formed through long-term changes in synaptic efficacy, a process known as synaptic plasticity, and are stored in the brain in specific neuronal ensembles called engram cells, which are activated during corresponding events. 413 more words


Made Up

Made Up

It’s Sunday

Maybe I should think something


I’m two days behind the Jews

Only one day after

The Adventists

And for those who never keep a sabbath… 124 more words

Interview with Nobel Prize Winning Neuroscientist Prof. Eric Kandel

Eric R. Kandel, M.D., is University Professor and Fred Kavli Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University; and Senior Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science and Co-Director of the Mortimer B. 1,174 more words


Exercise and Brain Function

As most of us already know, exercise, along with a well-balanced diet, is the most important factor for maintaining your body’s physical health, wellbeing, and overall function. 469 more words


Synapse Functions

My topic is, how do synapses transmit signals, grow, and vary. I was interested in this topic because I have heard a lot about synapses and what they do, but never how they function. 717 more words