Title

The barista on the bus: cellular and synaptic mechanisms for visual recognition memory.

Date of Original Version

4-24-2008

Type

Response or Comment

PubMed ID

18439398

Abstract or Description

Our ability to recognize that something is familiar, often referred to as visual recognition memory, has been correlated with a reduction in neural activity in the perirhinal cortex. In this issue of Neuron, Griffiths et al. now provide evidence that this form of memory requires AMPA receptor endocytosis and long-term depression of excitatory synapses in this brain area.

DOI

10.1016/j.neuron.2008.04.006

 

Published In

Neuron, 58, 2, 159-161.