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psych106-18 - Lecture 18 (March 3 rd ): LEARNING &...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 18 (March 3 rd ): LEARNING & MEMORY #1 Lecture Outline This Lecture: Psychology of Memory and Brain Areas Involved Next lecture: Neural Mechanisms for Memory 1) Psychology of Memory: Short Term Memory vs. Long Term Memory Explicit Memory vs. Implicit Memory 2) Associative Learning (a type of Implicit Memory): Operant Conditioning Classical Conditioning 3) Brain Areas Involved in Implicit Memory: Classical Conditioning 4) Role of Hippocampus in Memory PSYCHOLOGY of Memory Recognize: to perceive something as previously known, it is “familiar” Some Memory Terms: Recall: to bring back to mind, to retrieve Short Term Memory (STM) vs. Long Term Memory (LTM) STM: memory for things that just happened limited storage 7 items (+/- 2) LTM: memory for things that do not currently occupy your attention; they must be recalled or recognized Permanent (retained) memories require: STM -> consolidated -> LTM Retention: maintaining a memory How best to consolidate STM -> LTM? b) get it from Adrenaline (remember from last lecture?) 1) You need GLUCOSE (brain’s energy source) a) get it from food Adrenaline/Noradrenaline are released from Adrenal Medulla in response to “stress” …....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course PSYCH 106 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSD.

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psych106-18 - Lecture 18 (March 3 rd ): LEARNING &...

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