Serotonin Shifts First-Spike Latencies of Inferior Colliculus Neurons

  title={Serotonin Shifts First-Spike Latencies of Inferior Colliculus Neurons},
  author={Laura M. Hurley and George D. Pollak},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  pages={7876 - 7886}
  • L. Hurley, G. Pollak
  • Published 24 August 2005
  • Biology, Psychology
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
Many studies of neuromodulators have focused on changes in the magnitudes of neural responses, but fewer studies have examined neuromodulator effects on response latency. Across sensory systems, response latency is important for encoding not only the temporal structure but also the identity of stimuli. In the auditory system, latency is a fundamental response property that varies with many features of sound, including intensity, frequency, and duration. To determine the extent of… 

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