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Unformatted text preview: o less forgetting with distributed (spaced) learning than with massed learning Freud's concept of repression (motivated forgetting) Neuropsychology A variety of brain structures, neurotransmitters and activities are involved in memory. Memories are both localized and distributed throughout the brain. • environmental stimulation can -> new synapses • functional changes at synapses e.g. sensitivity • neurotransmitters, e.g. glutamate, acetylcholine • hippocampus is an important structure in memory consolidation • Amnesia • anterograde (person can't form new memories) • retrograde (person can't retrieve old memories)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Summer '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Summer '07