Bi150 PS6_Answers_2011

Bi150 PS6_Answers_2011 - PS6 Answer Key Problem 1. Learning...

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PS6 Answer Key Problem 1. Learning & Memory (1.5 points) A. (0.4 point) Explicit Memory a. Define both episodic and semantic memory (in a sentence or two each). Episodic memory: memory for events and personal experience Semantic memory: memory for facts b. Give an example of each of these two kinds of memory (in a sentence or two). Examples easy to find; c. Which broader category of memory do they fall under? (one or two words) They both belong to explicit memory. d. Where would a brain lesion most specifically impair episodic memory? (name the brain region/structure) Episodic: lesions in hippocampus, association areas of frontal lobe e. Where would a brain lesion most specifically impair semantic memory? Semantic: lesions in several distributed regions in neocortex, esp temporal cortex; since semantic memory is stored in distributed regions. B. (0.6 point) Implicit Memory a. (0.2point) Label the following forms of learning as either associative or non-associative: sensitization –
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course BI 150 taught by Professor Kennedy,m during the Fall '08 term at Caltech.

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Bi150 PS6_Answers_2011 - PS6 Answer Key Problem 1. Learning...

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