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Definition of memory
group of mechanisms or processes by which experience shapes is changing brains and behavior
Name structures of hippocampal region
hippocampus, dentate gyrus, subiculum, amygdala, parahippocampal, entorhinal and perirhinal cortices
Name structures of midline diencephalic region
dorsomedial thalamic nucleus and mammilary bodies
Ribots law
more recent memories are more impaired then more distant in retrograde amnesia
Types of memory tests
free recall, cued recall, recognition
Digit span task
repeating digits, tests working memory- 7+/- 2
delayed non match to sample task
animal presented with object - delay - animal presented with old+ new object, needs to chose new object to get reward
Name skill learning tasks
mirror tracing, rotary pursuit, mirror reading
Repitition priming
prior exposure enhances performance
which part of brain important fpr working memory
dorsolateral prefrontal cortex