Mauricio Rivas

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Thyroid hormones (THs), T3 and T4, have many physiological actions and are essential for normal behavioral, intellectual and neurological development. THs have a broad spectrum of effects on the developing brain and mediate important effects within the CNS throughout life. Insufficient maternal iodine intake during gestation and TH deficiency during human(More)
Interference with dopaminergic, GABAergic or cholinergic activity of the substantia nigra is sufficient to disrupt cognitive functions. In spite of the known interactions between these neurotransmitters and serotonin, there is a notable scarcity of data germane to the participation of nigral serotonin in learning and memory. It was important, therefore, to(More)
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