Plasticity of Synchronous Activity in a Small Neural Net

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Science  25 Sep 1970:
Vol. 169, Issue 3952, pp. 1336-1339
DOI: 10.1126/science.169.3952.1336


Electrical activity from three neurons at a time was recorded in a pleural ganglion of Aplysia. Synchonous activity could be temporally patterned by electrical stimulation over a single nerve. After a period of pairing with electrical stimuli over another nerve the degree and time course of the synchrony were altered. Such alterations reverted after 5 to 30 minutes.

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