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GANEing traction: The broad applicability of NE hotspots to diverse cognitive and arousal phenomena

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 January 2017

Mara Mather
Affiliation:
Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191mara.mather@usc.edumatherlab.com
David Clewett
Affiliation:
Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2520clewett@usc.eduhttp://dornsifecms.usc.edu/david-clewett-neuroscience/
Michiko Sakaki
Affiliation:
School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Reading RGX 7BE, United Kingdomm.sakaki@reading.ac.ukhttp://www.reading.ac.uk/psychology/about/staff/m-sakaki.aspx
Carolyn W. Harley
Affiliation:
Professor Emeritus, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1C 5S7, Canadacharley@play.psych.mun.cahttps://www.mun.ca/psychology/bio/harley.php

Abstract

The GANE (glutamate amplifies noradrenergic effects) model proposes that local glutamate–norepinephrine interactions enable “winner-take-more” effects in perception and memory under arousal. A diverse range of commentaries addressed both the nature of this “hotspot” feedback mechanism and its implications in a variety of psychological domains, inspiring exciting avenues for future research.

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