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Cognition and behavior: behavioral neurogenetics

Section edited by Robert Gerlai

This section covers all aspects of neurogenetics, including, but not limited to, animal models of neurobehavioral genetics.

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    Structural changes have been found predominantly in the frontal cortex and in the striatum in children and adolescents with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS). The influence of comorbid symptomatology is unc...

    Authors: Matthias Wittfoth, Sarah Bornmann, Thomas Peschel, Julian Grosskreutz, Alexander Glahn, Nadine Buddensiek, Hartmut Becker, Reinhard Dengler and Kirsten R Müller-Vahl

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:17

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    Resting-state recordings are characterized by widely distributed networks of coherent brain activations. Disturbances of the default network - a set of regions that are deactivated by cognitive tasks and activ...

    Authors: Winfried Schlee, Vera Leirer, Iris-Tatjana Kolassa, Nathan Weisz and Thomas Elbert

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:16

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    Water immersion therapy is used to treat a variety of cardiovascular, respiratory, and orthopedic conditions. It can also benefit some neurological patients, although little is known about the effects of water...

    Authors: Daisuke Sato, Koya Yamashiro, Hideaki Onishi, Yoshimitsu Shimoyama, Takuya Yoshida and Atsuo Maruyama

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:13

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    Many studies of cerebral asymmetries in different species lead, on the one hand, to a better understanding of the functions of each cerebral hemisphere and, on the other hand, to develop an evolutionary histor...

    Authors: Catherine Blois-Heulin, Mélodie Crével, Martin Böye and Alban Lemasson

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:9

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    Auditory sustained responses have been recently suggested to reflect neural processing of speech sounds in the auditory cortex. As periodic fluctuations below the pitch range are important for speech perceptio...

    Authors: Sumru Keceli, Koji Inui, Hidehiko Okamoto, Naofumi Otsuru and Ryusuke Kakigi

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:7

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    This study aims to identify the neural substrate involved in prosodic pitch processing. Functional magnetic resonance imaging was used to test the premise that prosody pitch processing is primarily subserved b...

    Authors: Derek K Tracy, David K Ho, Owen O'Daly, Panayiota Michalopoulou, Lisa C Lloyd, Eleanor Dimond, Kazunori Matsumoto and Sukhwinder S Shergill

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:128

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    Little is known about the neurobiological foundations of psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Prior studies have shown that PTSD is associated with altered processing of threatening and aver...

    Authors: Hannah Adenauer, Claudia Catani, Hannah Gola, Julian Keil, Martina Ruf, Maggie Schauer and Frank Neuner

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:127

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    In this study, we examined the effects of cyclophosphamide, methothrexate, and 5-Fluorouracil (CMF) drug combination on various aspects of learning and memory. We also examined the effects of CMF on cell proli...

    Authors: Teresita L Briones and Julie Woods

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:124

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    Members of the mammalian nucleotide binding domain, leucine-rich repeat (LRR)-containing receptor (NLR) family of proteins are key modulators of innate immunity regulating inflammation. Our previous work has s...

    Authors: Lana J Mawhinney, Juan Pablo de Rivero Vaccari, Gordon A Dale, Robert W Keane and Helen M Bramlett

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:123

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    Degrading speech through an electronic synthesis technique called vocoding has been shown to affect cerebral processing of speech in several cortical areas. However, it is not clear whether the effects of spee...

    Authors: Kuzma Strelnikov, Zoé Massida, Julien Rouger, Pascal Belin and Pascal Barone

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:122

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    The oddball paradigm is widely applied to the investigation of cognitive function in neuroscience and in neuropsychiatry. Whether cortical oscillation in the resting state can predict the elicited oddball even...

    Authors: Tien-Wen Lee, Younger W-Y Yu, Hung-Chi Wu and Tai-Jui Chen

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:121

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    In humans, rapid eye movements (REM) density during REM sleep plays a prominent role in psychiatric diseases. Especially in depression, an increased REM density is a vulnerability marker for depression. In cli...

    Authors: Stephany Fulda, Christoph PN Romanowski, Andreas Becker, Thomas C Wetter, Mayumi Kimura and Thomas Fenzl

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:110

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    The aberrant pyramidal tract (APT) refers to the collateral pathway of the pyramidal tract (PT) through the medial lemniscus in the midbrain and pons. Using diffusion tensor tractography (DTT), we investigated...

    Authors: Hyeok Gyu Kwon, Su Min Son, Min Cheol Chang, Saeyoon Kim, Yong Hyun Kwon and Sung Ho Jang

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:108

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    Late cerebral ischemia carries high morbidity and mortality after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to reduced cerebral blood flow (CBF) and the subsequent cerebral ischemia which is associated with upregulati...

    Authors: Saema Ansar, Aida Maddahi and Lars Edvinsson

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:107

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    Caspase-3 is one of the most downstream enzymes activated in the apoptotic pathway. In caspase-3 deficient mice, loss of cochlear hair cells and spiral ganglion cells coincide closely with hearing loss. In con...

    Authors: Tomoko Makishima, Lara Hochman, Patrick Armstrong, Eric Rosenberger, Ryan Ridley, Minna Woo, Adrian Perachio and Scott Wood

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:102

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    Trail-making tests, such as the Concept Shifting Task (CST), can be used to test the effects of treatment on cognitive performance over time in various neuropsychological disorders. However, cognitive performa...

    Authors: Karina K Kedzior, Stuti Kochhar, Hannah S Eich, Vikram Rajput and Mathew T Martin-Iverson

    Citation: BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:101

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