Synaptic plasticity

The mechanisms behind changes in synaptic function created by learning. Speaker: Carl Petersen.

By EPFL
Published Feb, 2016

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Topics covered:

  • Postsynaptic plasticity. Long-term potentiation (LTP)
  • Postsynaptic mechanisms of LTP, and the roles of calcium, NMDA receptors and AMPA receptors
  • Long-term depression (LTD). Spike-timing dependent plasticity (STDP)