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    Synaptic Plasticity

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    Behaviour: A Neuropsychological Theory (Hebb, 1949). Since then, the theory has gained strong support from various lines of research where the discovery of synaptic long-term potentiation (LTP) and long-term depression (LTD) within the mammalian hippocampus present the strongest line of evidence (Howland and Wang, 2008). These phenomena have since received a lot of attention and they currently constitute the two major cellular models for investigating synaptic plasticity (Howland and Wang,…

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    to the down regulation of acetylcholine and the over activation of glutamate, which result in the death of neurons (IOS Press, 2008). It is believed to involve the irreversible loss of cholinergic neurons, specifically in the cerebral cortex and hippocampus (Advokat et al., 2014). The onset of this disease usually occurs after age 60, but is increasingly being reported in people younger than 65 (Advokat et al., 2014). Symptoms of Alzheimer’s involve cognitive…

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    Memory is an area of cognition that is thought to both be affected by, and be an integral part of the substance abuse cycle. Whereas addiction was once believed to be attributed to a lack of willpower, or flaws of character, much of the current understanding realizes it is a complex interplay between individual genetic, biological, developmental, and environmental characteristics (Koob & Volkow, 2009). The overreaching scope of this paper is to examine the connections between addiction and…

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    Theories Of Amnesia

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    into the mechanisms of amnesia. This work revealed the importance of the amygdala and hippocampus, located in the medial temporal lobe, in explicit memory, a conscious recollection of declarative knowledge. However, his implicit memory, or memory for skills and procedural knowledge (Psych 240 Lecture, 10-15-14), was mostly intact. Numerous studies of HM across 30 years illustrated the importance of the hippocampus and amygdala in storing and retrieving explicit memories. (Ogden and Corkin,…

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    Naïve Realism and Amnesia Naïve realism is the belief that we see the world exactly as it is, without objective or bias from influence of upbringing. Consequentially, naïve realism can pose an important problem when judging appearances as well as evaluating the objectives and biases of ourselves and those around us. For instance, if one was out in public with their partner, they may both exhibit different levels of comfort with reagrds to public affection without realizing that they most…

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    In Robert J. McDonald and Norman M. White’s article, “A Triple Dissociation of Memory Systems,” they explain how the memory system works. The memory system is made of three major region areas of the brain: the hippocampus, amygdala, and dorsal striatum. The hippocampus region is to gain information about the relationships between stimuli. Stimuli is an action that alerts physiological or psychological activity (freedictionary.com). In learning areas, this relation sip helps lower doubtfulness…

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    Hippocampal Formation

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    paper successfully reviewed advances over the years and raised some interesting questions and ideas based on findings from previous studies. The authors appear to make sensible arguments. For example, the articles stated that various regions of the hippocampus might…

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    Memento Movie Analysis

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    Shelby who has Anterograde amnesia after damage to the hippocampus. The director, Christopher Nolan, accurately portrays the influences of hippocampal damage, similarly seen in Henry Molasis (H.M) Biological Biologically speaking, Leonard Shelby has anterograde amnesia which is caused by bilateral hippocampal damage. Figure 1 The hippocampus plays a role in the formation of new memories and stimuli from sensory input. The hippocampus is also involved in declarative memory; memory…

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    Memory is the name given to the process of storing and retrieving information. We would be unable to learn without it. Memory helps to process different variations of information, such as pictures or sounds. It allows us to recall what has happened in our past, and lets us make predictions about future events and consequences of actions. Memory is an individual behaviour by which we retain information about events that have happened in the past. Memory plays an important role in people’s…

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    #2 Describe in detail the structure and function of any of the following: the nervous system, the brain, the endocrine system. Include charts with you description if you desire. Simple moments, decisions or reactions all have one thing in common, the brain. The brain is the control center for human’s entire body, giving signals at all times on what to do or how to respond. Nerves that connect your body to the brain are responsible for gather information to give to the spinal cord to give to…

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