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Neurotransmitters and Cortical Function

From Molecules to Mind

  • Massimo Avoli
  • Tomás A. Reader
  • Robert W. Dykes
  • Pierre Gloor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. N. M. van Gelder
    Pages 15-23
  3. E. Puil, A. M. Benjamin
    Pages 25-37
  4. Jon Storm-Mathisen, Ole Petter Ottersen
    Pages 39-70
  5. E. K. Michaelis, J.-W. Chen, T. M. Stormann, S. Roy
    Pages 71-83
  6. J. F. MacDonald, Z. Miljkovic, J. H. Schneiderman
    Pages 111-123
  7. Adam Murdin Sillito, Penelope Clare Murphy
    Pages 167-185
  8. Massimo Avoli
    Pages 187-205
  9. E. Wanke, A. Ferroni
    Pages 277-286
  10. David A. McCormick, David A. Prince
    Pages 287-302
  11. R. W. Dykes, R. Metherate, N. Tremblay
    Pages 303-312
  12. Laurent Descarries, Guy Doucet, Benoît Lemay, Philippe Séguéla, Kenneth C. Watkins
    Pages 321-332
  13. Tomás A. Reader, André Ferron, Laurent Diop, Arlette Kolta, Richard Brière
    Pages 333-353
  14. Kenneth C. Marshall, Paul G. Finlayson
    Pages 373-390
  15. Hanna M. Pappius
    Pages 391-399
  16. George K. Kostopoulos
    Pages 415-435
  17. Bertil B. Fredholm, Marianne Dunér-Engström, Johan Fastbom, Bror Jonzon, Eva Lindgren, Christer Nordstedt
    Pages 437-451
  18. Leo P. Renaud
    Pages 495-515
  19. M. Chrétien, R. A. Sikstrom, C. Lazure, N. G. Seidah
    Pages 517-526
  20. A. Beaudet, E. Hamel, K. Leonard, M. Vial, E. Moyse, P. Kitabgi et al.
    Pages 547-563
  21. Remi Quirion
    Pages 565-584
  22. Daniel V. Madison, Roger A. Nicoll
    Pages 585-592
  23. Herbert H. Jasper, Tomás A. Reader, Massimo Avoli, Robert W. Dykes, Pierre Gloor
    Pages 593-605
  24. Herbert H. Jasper
    Pages 607-607
  25. Back Matter
    Pages 609-621

About this book

Introduction

Herbert Henri Jasper is a scientist whose research activities have initiated and encompassed many of the major themes of neuroscience. He has pioneered in single unit recording, chronic neuronal studies, neurochemistry, electroencephalography, and many other disciplines. His students now hold important positions in universities and hospitals around the world. From July 21 to 23, 1986, a symposium entitled Neurotransmitters and Cortical Function: From Molecules to Mind was held in Montreal to honor Professor Jasper and to continue his pioneering efforts. The following chapters originated in that meeting. They summarize the current v vi PREFACE status of our knowledge in some of the fields influenced by Professor Jasper. They share a focus on neurotransmitters in cortical function, where we presume higher mental events originate. Professor Jasper has made contributions to the understanding of three different classes of neuro­ transmitters: GABA, acetylcholine, and catecholamines. It is an interest in trying to link neu­ rochemical events to some aspects of complex brain function and behavior that has characterized his work, and it is this philosophy that led to the present symposium to honor him. We dedicate this volume to Professor Jasper and the integrative approach that he has fostered. The Editors Montreal Contents 1. H. H. Jasper, Neuroscientist of Our Century .......................... .

Keywords

central nervous system physiology regulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Massimo Avoli
    • 1
  • Tomás A. Reader
    • 2
  • Robert W. Dykes
    • 3
  • Pierre Gloor
    • 1
  1. 1.McGill University and Montreal Neurological InstituteMontrealCanada
  2. 2.University of MontrealMontrealCanada
  3. 3.McGill University and Royal Victoria HospitalMontrealCanada

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