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John Smythies

John Smythies is Director of the Division of Neurochemistry, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego; Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London; and Visiting Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

Titles by This Author

The traditional model of synapses as fixed structures has been replaced by a dynamic one in which synapses are constantly being deleted and replaced. This book, written by a leading researcher on the neurochemistry of schizophrenia, integrates material from neuroscience and cell biology to provide a comprehensive account of our current knowledge of the neurochemical basis of synaptic plasticity.