Horizons in Neuroscience Research. Volume 26

Andres Costa (Editor)
Eugenio Villalba (Editor)

Series: Horizons in Neuroscience Research
BISAC: MED057000

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This book provides readers with the latest developments in neuroscience research. Chapter One presents nonlinear features of EEG changes during auditory – verbal short-term memory task for words and nonwords. Chapter Two analyzes studies investigating the discriminative power of the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test to screen for dementia. Chapter Three reviews demential with lewy bodies. Chapter Four examines the relationship between age and verbal working memory (WM) performance in healthy adults, ages 18 to 90. Chapter Five studies the differences in pointing versus performing a pathway in 4-5 year old childrens’ topographical working memory. Chapter Six discusses the development of nicotine acetylcholine receptor imaging probes and their use for the functional analysis of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in neuropathic pain. Chapter Seven reviews the dorsal raphe nucleus neurons as targets for the presynaptic effects of nicotine. Chapter Eight focuses on the contextual modulation of motion velocity. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface

Chapter 1. Nonlinear Features of EEG Changes during Auditory- Verbal Short-Term Memory Task
Miodrag Stokić and Milena Čukić Radenković (Institute for Experimental Phonetics and Speech Pathology, Belgrade, Serbia, and others)

Chapter 2. Verbal Memory and the Diagnosis of Dementia: A Critical Literature Review Exploring the Clinical Utility of the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test for the Detection of Dementia
Sarah Shaw, Manjeet Susch, Jordan Elliott-King, Shelina Kassam, Rajal Devshi, Xu Xin, Stephan Bandelow, and Eef Hogervorst (Applied Cognitive Research Loughborough University, UK)

Chapter 3. Dementia with Lewy Bodies: Clinical Characteristics and Potential Biomarkers of Prodromal Phase
M. C. Fernandez and A. Golimstok (Deparment of Neurology, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Chapter 4. Putative Neurocognitive Marker for Early Non-Salient Accelerated Cognitive Decline in Older Adults
Oded Meiron, Elad Rosset and Yoram Braw (Clinical Research Center for Brain Sciences, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel, and others)

Chapter 5. Topographical Working Memory: Differences in Pointing versus Performing a Pathway in 4-5 Years Old Children
Laura Piccardi, Antonio Tanzilli, Michela Rosella, Åsa Bartonek, Simonetta D’Amico, and Cecilia Guariglia (Life, Health and Environmental Science Department, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy, and others)

Chapter 6. Development of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Imaging Probes and Their use for the Functional Analysis of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in Neuropathic Pain
Masashi Ueda and Hideo Saji (Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Science, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan, and others)

Chapter 7. The Dorsal Raphe Nucleus Neurons as Targets for the Presynaptic Effects of Nicotine
Salvador Hernandez-Lopez, René Drucker-Colín and Stefan Mihailescu (Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de Medicina and 2Instituto de Neurociencias , Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Colonia Copilco, Coyoacan, Mexico D. F. Mexico)

Chapter 8. Contextual Modulation of Motion Velocity
Nadejda Bocheva, Miroslava Stefanova and Tsvetalin Totev (Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria)

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