Thyroid hormones, brain function and cognition: a brief review

@article{Smith2002ThyroidHB,
  title={Thyroid hormones, brain function and cognition: a brief review},
  author={J. Wolfgang Smith and Alice T. Evans and Brenda Costall and James William Smythe},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={45-60}
}
In addition to their role in cellular metabolic activity, thyroid hormones (THs), also regulate neural development; the central nervous system is particularly dependent on TH for normal maturation and function. Specifically, there appears to be extensive inter-reliance between TH and acetylcholine (Ach), nerve growth factor and hippocampal function. These associations led us to investigate the possible effects of thyroxine (L-T4) on performance of a spatial learning task, where cholinergic… CONTINUE READING
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