Glossary of terms
This is a list of terms we use regularly in the lab that you should know as a new member.
Please feel free to add links that help define these terms so that new members that follow you may benefit.
Entry-level Neuroscience Concepts
Action Potential and its mechanism Synapse Neurotransmitter Glutamate GABA NMDA receptor AMPA receptor
Hodgkin-Huxley model Integrate-and-fire Model Compartmental model Model of synapse and alpha function Wilson-Cowan Model FitzHugh-Nagumo Model
Seizure Inter-ictal events Bursts Ripples Fast Ripples
HippocampusThe Book CA3 / CA1 Dentate Gyrus Para-hippocampal Region Enterhinal Cortex Subiculum Perforant Path Schaffer Collaterals Perirhinal Cortex Pyramidal Cell
Intracellular Recording Extracellular Recording Patch Clamp Micro-pipette Giga-seal Perfusion Solution aCSF(Artificial Cerebrospinal Fluid) ICF 4-AP Bicuculline