Class Notes 03-06-2007

Class Notes 03-06-2007 - 03-06-2007 Chapter 3- The...

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03-06-2007 Chapter 3- The Biological Bases of Behavior (From ions to our future as a species) Anatomy of declarative memory Retrograde (forget already stored memories) and anterograde (inability to form new long term memories) amnesia Storage in perceptual processing area Consolidation Hippocampus and medial temporal lobe HM and anterograde amnesic Alzheimer’s patients I really really really really really don’t care. Uh huh nice Hippocampus- has fibers that connect to all the areas of the brain that are involved with memory, people with damage to it and the cortex lose the capability to form new memories. Amnesias HM-(1953) issue started in the temporal lobe, operation to remove about 2/3 for the hippocampus out, now he has severe anterograde amnesia. Alzheimer’s Disease- brain degeneration, starts with anterograde amnesia, starts Like HM, HM and Alzheimer’s Disease Korsakoff’s Disease- comes from prolonged heavy consumption of a drug. (30 -40 yrs), too much alcohol kills brain cells, the hippocampus
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Class Notes 03-06-2007 - 03-06-2007 Chapter 3- The...

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