11. Effects of Chronic Stress on Memory and Neuroplasticity: Animal Studies

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. Carmen Sandi

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch11

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

Sandi, C. (2011) Effects of Chronic Stress on Memory and Neuroplasticity: Animal Studies, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Division of Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics, Brain Mind Institute, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Blackwell Handbooks of Behavioral Neuroscience

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Mostofsky

Series Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330236

Online ISBN: 9781118083222

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Keywords:

  • chronic stress on memory and neuroplasticity in animals;
  • cognitive function and stress;
  • stress on memory function;
  • learning, memory, spatial learning and hippocampal functioning;
  • stress impairment on spatial learning;
  • chronic stress and spatial-memory deficits;
  • amygdala-related learning and fear conditioning;
  • latent vulnerability to stress;
  • NCAMs in translation of stress effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hippocampus-related Learning Processes: Spatial Learning

  • Amygdala-related Learning: Fear Conditioning

  • Learning Tasks Related to Prefrontal Cortical Function

  • Individual Differences

  • Latent Vulnerability to Stress across the Life span

  • Stress Effects on Neuroplasticity Mediating the Behavioral Effects: a Focus on the Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule

  • Conclusions

  • References