Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary
Quartz & Sejnowski: Cognitive development

Cortical plasticity and LTP

Christopher I. Moore a1 and Mriganka Sur a1
a1 Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139


In the developing and adult cortex, just as in the adult hippocampus, LTP is unable to account for a variety of types of functional plasticity.