Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary
Quartz & Sejnowski: Cognitive development

LTP and memory: Déjà vu

Jerry W. Rudy a1 and Julian R. Keith a2
a1 Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80302
a2 Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC 28401


Shors & Matzel's conclusion that LTP is not related to learning is similar to one we reached several years ago. We discuss some methodological advances that have relevance to the issue and applaud the authors for challenging existing dogma.