MIT9_14S09_prob30

MIT9_14S09_prob30 - Questions based on Schneider chapter...

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Questions based on Schneider chapter and lectures: 1. Describe differences between place cells and head direction cells as recorded in rats. 2. Contrast the learning manifest in the two major links between olfactory inputs and motor outputs as proposed for primitive vertebrates. 3. What is the difference in location of the hippocampus of large primates and its location in the rat? 4. Where is long term potentiation (LTP) found in the hippocampus? 5. Describe the type of anatomical plasticity seen in the hippocampus after specific lesions in adulthood. 6. How might neuromodulators effect the functioning of the hippocampus during waking and sleep? Questions on readings: Brodal, Schneider 1. Identify the major subregions of the hippocampus and adjacent structures. 2. What pattern of interconnectivity distinguishes area CA1 from area CA3 ? 3. What types of memory are dependent on the hippocampus? What types are not dependent on the hippocampus? 4. What is the name of the major input pathway to the hippocampus and where does it originate?
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