Input-specific LTP and depotentiation in the basolateral amygdala.

  title={Input-specific LTP and depotentiation in the basolateral amygdala.},
  author={Vassiliki Aroniadou-Anderjaska and Robert M Post and Michael A Rogawski and He Li},
  volume={12 3},
The amygdala plays a central role in emotional memory. The cellular mechanisms by which the amygdala participates in emotional learning are believed to be changes in efficacy of synaptic transmission, similar to long-term potentiation (LTP) and long-term depression (LTD). Although different forms of LTP have been shown in the amygdala, many of their features are still unknown. Here, we use both field potential and intracellular recordings in rat amygdala slices, and show that LTP in the… CONTINUE READING


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