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Learning and Amnesia Practice questions
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What we remember about an episode that permits us to retrieve it later a. are a few striking details. b. are the events and the context in which they occur. c. is the information that is inconsistent with what we already know. d. is the information about it that we rehearse.
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The most important input to the hippocampal formation is the a. anterior thalamus. b. locus coeruleus. c. entorhinal cortex. d. subiculum.
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Neurons in the field of CA1 of the hippocampus are easily damaged when metabolic disturbances set off a series of events that include the a. rapid proliferation of NMDA receptors. b. desynchronized firing of presynaptic axons. c. entry of calcium into the neurons resulting in excessively high levels of intracellular calcium. d. release of abnormally high levels of serotonin.
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Rats are trained in a milk maze a. to reduce the effects of tactile stimulation. b. to test their spatial perception and memory.
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Unformatted text preview: c. to avoid using food as a reinforcing stimulus. d. To assess their stimulus-response learning. A targeted mutation that increased the production of NMDA receptors with a particular subunit __ leading to enhanced long-term potentiation. a. c aused production of slightly longer EPSPs, b. caused development of an increased number of calcium channels, c. that is less likely to cause damage from seizures or anoxia, d. that causes production of increased levels of CaM-KII, Behaviors closely associated with the presence of hippocampal theta activity include a. wakefulness and sleep b. walking and running c. drinking d. reproductive behaviors The original function of the hippocampus may have been to a. regulate an animals circadian rhythms. b. help an animal recognize new stimuli. c. regulate an animals metabolism in response to environmental changes. d. help an animal navigate in its environment....
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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