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    Schouten, Maurice K. D. and De Jong, Huib Looren 1999. Reduction, elimination, and levels: The case of the LTP-learning link. Philosophical Psychology, Vol. 12, Issue. 3, p. 237.


Beyond attention: The role of amygdala NMDA receptors in fear conditioning

  • Jonathan C. Gewirtz (a1) and Michael Davis (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 December 1997

Several types of amygdala-dependent learning can be blocked by local infusion of NMDA antagonists into the amygdala. This blockade shows anatomical, pharmacological, temporal, and behavioral specificity, providing a pattern of data more consistent with a role for NMDA receptors in learning than in arousal or attention, and supporting the contention that an “LTP-like” process is a neural substrate for memory formation.

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