NPB+112+11+memory

NPB+112+11+memory - OUTLINE 2/24 I Learning Memory Chs 8 31...

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1 OUTLINE: 2/24- 3/1/11 A. types of memory B. neural circuits of memory C. hippocampus and long-term potentiation (LTP) D. hippocampal LTD DEFINITIONS Learning: acquisition of knowledge Memory: retention of knowledge. Fig. 31.1
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2 Types of procedural memory I. Non-associative A. habituation = decreased reflex response to repeated stimulus B. sensitization = increased reflex response after strong stimulus II. Associative A. Classical conditioning (pair unconditioned stimulus with conditioned stimulus) Pavlov’s dogs: pair food with bell, eventually associate bell only with salivation. B. fear conditioning C. taste aversion: get sick after eating something, will avoid that taste 1. can last years 2. generalizes 1. Short-term (“immediate”) memory: 7-11 singular facts (e.g. telephone number) remembered for a few minutes, usually must rehearse 2. "Working" memory: general form of short-term, can remember several different things at once (phone number, recent sounds); sense of
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NPB+112+11+memory - OUTLINE 2/24 I Learning Memory Chs 8 31...

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