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  • Valence encoding and memory in the amygdala ?

    Zhang, Xiangyu,Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Assignment of valence, positive or negative, to external stimuli is essential to the formation of emotional responses. Information pertaining to an animal's emotional state serve as critical components of memories. However, ...
  • Identifying functionally distinct neuronal ensembles within the memory engram ?

    Sun, Xiaochen,Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Memories in the brain are encoded by sparse ensembles of neurons within the memory engram. However, it remains unclear whether these neurons are functionally identical or can be divided into distinct subpopulations that ...
  • A general method for three color STED microscopy with one depletion laser : application to primary neuronal culture ?

    Lee, Mackenzie C.,S.M.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Recent advances in the field of optical nanoscopy have equipped molecular neuroscientists with the means to investigate sub-synaptic phenomena with unprecedented spatial resolution. Indeed, early studies employing these ...

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