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The more extensive thalamic and cortical reorganizations that emerge slowly over weeks to months of time after sensory loss also may depend, in part at least, on the growth of new connections. By perturbing a balanced system, studies of short-term or immediate plasticity tell us much about the normal functions of the processing machinery. Plasticity is concerned with the mechanics of materials deformed beyond their elastic limit. A strong knowledge of plasticity is essential for engineers dealing with a wide range of engineering problems, such as those encountered in the forming of metals, the design of pressure vessels, the mechanics of impact, civil and structural engineering, as well as the understanding of fatigue . Most of the information regarding plasticity in the somatosensory system at supraspinal levels concerns the processing and representation of non-nociceptive tactile inputs. This is mainly because it is difficult to determine a clear map of the body representation of neurons responding to nociceptive inputs. Several hypotheses can be raised to explain the basic mechanisms of such thalamic plasticity. First, a redistri- bution of peripheral trigeminal terminals within the face after the removal of the whiskers (as it has been re- ported to occur after neonatal infraorbital nerve transec- tionsS), changing the spatial distribution and time corre.
Plasticity (on the contrary from linearity): This is an ability of material to deform without any rupture by non-returnable way. After removing the load there are staying permanent deformations. ε σ Ideally elastic-plastic material Basic principles of Elasticity and plasticity . Introduction to Plasticity Introduction The theory of linear elasticity is useful for modelling materials which undergo small deformations and which return to their original configuration upon removal of load. Almost all real materials will undergo some permanent deformation, which remains after removal of load. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Thalamic Plasticity and Chronic Pain. Cite this entry as: () Chronic Pain, Thalamic Plasticity. In: Gebhart G.F., Schmidt R.F. (eds) Encyclopedia of Pain.
thalamic definition: 1. involving or relating to the thalamus (= one of the two oval-shaped parts of the brain that. Learn more. The approach to plasticity theory developed here is firmly rooted in thermodynamics. Emphasis is placed on the use of potentials and the derivation of incremental response, necessary for numerical analysis. The derivation of constitutive models for . Here we demonstrate, for the first time, the presence of long-term plasticity in anterior thalamic nuclei synapses in response to high- and low-frequency stimulation (LFS) in urethane-anesthetized rats. We compared the synaptic changes evoked via the direct vs. the indirect hippocampal pathways to the anterior thalamus, and found that long-term. Citation: Linden, Monica L. et al. “Thalamic Activity That Drives Visual Cortical Plasticity.” Nature Neuroscience (): – Nature Neuroscience (): – Version: Author's final manuscript.