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psych106-18 - Lecture 18 (March 8 th ): LEARNING...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 18 (March 8 th ): 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) Conditioned Responses (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 Recall: to bring back to mind, to retrieve Some Memory Terms: Retention: maintaining a memory.. Either short-term or long-term 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 memories require: STM -> consolidated -> LTM Recognize: to perceive something as previously known, it is l familiar z 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 l stress z ....
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psych106-18 - Lecture 18 (March 8 th ): LEARNING...

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