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A third approach described in this chapter relies on the activation of normal cell repair mechanisms to restore lost synapses. Having understood the signaling pathways that globally modulate learning and memory, it is essential to uncover the specific molecular and synaptic events mediating cognitive function. Accordingly, sophisticated molecular and electrophysiological tools are described in Chapter 3 based on the idea that facilitating synaptic plasticity may eventually lead to better cognitive function, a result that can be achieved by manipulating the activity of neurotransmitter receptors.
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