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 msur@wccf.mit.edu cimoore4@mit.edu

Abstract

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.