The prominent role of stimulus processing: cholinergic function and dysfunction in cognition.

@article{Furey2011ThePR,
  title={The prominent role of stimulus processing: cholinergic function and dysfunction in cognition.},
  author={Maura L. Furey},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={364-70}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The present review develops a framework from which to understand the role of the cholinergic system in healthy cognition and in cognitive dysfunction. Traditionally, the cholinergic system has been thought to have direct influence on cognitive processes such as working memory and attention. Although the influence of cholinergic function on stimulus processing has been long appreciated, the notion that cholinergic effects on stimulus processing is the mechanism by which… CONTINUE READING

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