LONG-TERM POTENTIATION (LTP)

the temporal enhancement of synaptic transmission between two neurons, or synapses. Neurons in hippocampal tissues have been reported to show the most promising potential for long-term potentiation.

LONG-TERM POTENTIATION (LTP): "LTP occurs as a result of stimulating a neuron minimally but over a prolonged period of time."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LONG-TERM POTENTIATION (LTP)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/long-term-potentiation-ltp/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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