Degree Type

Dissertation

Date of Award

2012

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Biomedical Sciences

First Advisor

Vlastislav Bracha

Second Advisor

James R. Bloedel

Abstract

The cerebellar learning hypothesis postulates that the inferior olive provides the cerebellum with a teaching signal that is required for acquisition and maintenance of conditioned eyeblinks. This dissertation addresses the effects of blocking inferior olivary glutamate neurotransmission on acquisition of conditioned responses.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-213

Copyright Owner

Andrew J. Carrel

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

187 pages

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