Problem Set 8 Q&A

Problem Set 8 Q&A - Problem Set 8 Cellular Neurobiology...

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Problem Set 8 Cellular Neurobiology Fall 2008 1. What is the difference between the formations of declarative memory and procedural memory in terms of the active brain region and conscious awareness? Hippocampus and medial temporal lobe are required for the formation of declarative memory. Once declarative memory is encoded, it is available to one’s conscious perception. On the contrary, hippocampus and medial temporal lobe are not required for the formation of procedural memory. Once procedural memory is encoded, it is not available to one’s conscious perception. 2. The following questions regard the paper by Teng and Squire which addressed hippocampal function. (a) What is the authors’ hypothesis? The hippocampus is required for the formation of new spatial memories but it is not needed for storing or retrieving previously formed spatial memories. (b) How did they prove their hypothesis? An individual, who has a damaged hippocampus, was tested about geographic
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