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Unformatted text preview: processing Long Term Memory 1.) Episodic memory The hippocampus, the cortical structures surrounding it, and the neural pathways that connect them to the cortex as a whole are all heavily involved in declarative memory –the memory of facts and events. Facts are distributed in the various visual, olfactory, and auditory areas of the brain, but they are all connected together by the hippocampus to form an "episode", rather than remaining a collection of separate memories. episodic memory 2.) Semantic memory - activates the frontal and temporal cortexes 3.) Spatial memory- confined to the right hippocampus. 4.) Emotional Memory - the amygdala, which is already known to manage our reactions to fear 5.) Procedural memory , - knowing how to ride a bike - associated with all of which are involved in motor control. • the cerebellum, • the basal ganglia, and • the motor cortex,...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2011 for the course BIO 15 taught by Professor ?? during the Winter '09 term at UCLA.
- Winter '09