Exam 3 brain and behavior exam 3 questions 11- 20

Exam 3 brain and behavior exam 3 questions 11- 20 - Brain...

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Brain and Behavior Exam 3 11. - Karl Lashley – lesioned areas of cortex trained rats retained memory of maze; memories stored in distributing ciruits - Hebb – cortical assemblies excitint different areas can evoke whole memories - ex: memory of grandmother can be elicitied from different senses (apple pit, sweater, etc.) 12. - stress produces cortisol, which can damage the hippocampus (involved with memories) 13. 3 stages of memory 1. immediate memory - lasts up to a few seconds - there is no storage! - ex. Answering a question, remembering a number you just looked at 2. short-term memory - also called working memory or metal scratch pad - lasts up to several minutes - storage with recitation (repeating) - only if don’t get distracted - ex. Cramming for a test 3. long term memory - lasts from a few days to a life time - requires memory consolidation (which requires the hippocampus very critical; importand for formation of new memories) - things are stored permanently - requires the info. From immediate and short term
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