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Post-Lesion Neural Plasticity

  • Hans Flohr

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Lesion-Induced Plastic Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. S. Rotshenker
      Pages 3-10
    3. M. Schwartz, A. Cohen, A. Harel, A. Solomon, M. Belkin
      Pages 49-56
    4. G. W. Kreutzberg, A. K. Engel, M. B. Graeber, W. Tetzlaff, L. Tóth
      Pages 57-64
    5. K. Shibib, M. Brock, G. Gosztonyi, S. N. Erne, H.-D. Hahlbohm, G. Schoknecht
      Pages 65-84
    6. J. Verhaagen, C. O. M. Van Hooff, W. H. Gispen
      Pages 103-112
    7. M. M. Rich, J. W. Lichtman
      Pages 123-128
  3. CNS Development and Lesions

  4. Lesions to Specific CNS Subsystems: Spinal Cord

  5. Lesions to Specific CNS Subsystems: Vestibular System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. B. W. Peterson, J. F. Baker, V. Matsuo, S. A. Rude, X. N. Sahyouni
      Pages 281-291
    3. M. Fetter, D. S. Zee
      Pages 305-312
    4. K.-P. Schaefer, D. L. Meyer
      Pages 313-320
    5. V. E. Pettorossi, P. Errico, A. Ferraresi, R. Fedeli, R. M. Santarelli
      Pages 321-330
    6. O. G. Gazenko, R. A. Grigorian, Yu. V. Kreidich, G. S. Aizikov, A. S. Markin
      Pages 331-343
    7. C. Xerri, M. Lacour, L. Borel
      Pages 357-370
  6. Lesions to Specific CNS Subsystems: Cerebellum and Oculomotor System

  7. Lesions to Specific CNS Subsystems: Visual System

About these proceedings

Introduction

Neural networks are not rigidly wired but rather highly plastic structures, the functional architecture of which can be actively reorganized in response to external or internal events. Lesions of such networks induce plastic processes which in time may lead to a recovery of the initially disrupted function. This type of neural plasticity is the main focus of the book, which presents a broad spectrum of experimental paradigms for lesion-induced plasticity as in the spinal cord, the vestibular, oculomotor, visual and olfactory system, the cerebellum and the cerebral cortex, including recent methodological developments. Concepts and perspectives in understanding neural plasticity are reported in reviews and original research reports and are thoroughly discussed.

Keywords

cortex molecular mechanisms neural networks spinal cord

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans Flohr
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of NeurobiologyUniversity of Bremen, NW2Bremen 33Federal Republic of Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-73849-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-73851-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-73849-4
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