Unformatted text preview: interpositus nucleus , one of the deep cerebellar nuclei Natural memory drugs Vasopressin *Named for potent ability to increase blood pressure *Supposedly acts directly on memory processes and can be an aversive hormone that arouses animal and causes it to learn better Discrete lesions of human hippocampus lead to profound anterograde amnesia Hippocampus is not among cortical sites where functional activation ccurs during complex memory forming/testing tasks. Frontal ccortex is activated during these tasks. Information processing is tied to areas of brain that are engaged during learning Guanfacine improves behavioral and learning problems of kids with ADHD, and improved memory w/o inducing hypotension or sedation in monkeys...
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- Spring '11
- Psychology, Long-term potentiation