The Lymnaea Respiratory System

Where are we going with learning?
  • Ken Lukowiak
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 499)


Lymnaea has proven to be a fantastic model system in which to elucidate the neuronal mechanisms that underlie the control of respiratory behaviour1. In this paper I will attempt to convince you that it is also a fantastic model in which to study the neuronal mechanisms that constitute learning and memory.


Operant Conditioning Central Pattern Generator Primary Neurite Molluscan Neuron Aerial Respiration 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ken Lukowiak
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  1. 1.Department of Physiology & BiophysicsUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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