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    exercises the hippocampus, and the Pre-Pulse Inhibition exercises the brainstem. The Water Maze experiment is an exercise regarding the hippocampus of the brain, the main centre for creating and storing memories [http://psycheducation.org/brain-tours/memory-learning-and-emotion-the-hippocampus]. There are two types of memory in animals, working and reference memory. The reference memory is further…

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    therapists already are doing are the right things according to this theory as well.” “We now have quite convincing evidence, from two independent laboratories, that you can, just by performing a cognitive task, produce a temporary virtual lesion in the hippocampus, during which time healthy, young undergraduate students show characteristics typically observed in amnesic patients,” added neuroscientist Dr Sinead Mullally from Newcastle University, whose previous research focused on a similar…

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    cardio training increases the size of the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for memory and spatial navigation. This study, conducted by Erickson et al. (2011), provides scientific evidence for Asp’s claim. Exercise Training Increases Size of Hippocampus and Improves Memory The authors investigated the deterioration of brain structures that occurs with age and affects memory. To determine…

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    learned recently is that epilepsy patients, particularly those who have left temporal functioning, find it difficult to come up with words. Seizures in the temporal lobe impacts the hippocampus. While the hippocampus is used for memory, it also impacts language processing as well. If my mom 's temporal lobe and hippocampus were functioning normally, she would not be experiencing a continuous problem in coming up with…

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    functions are known to be carried out in the hippocampus so the researchers wanted to know whether the hippocampus could distinguish between remembering the past and imaging the future. To address this question the researchers used a series of techniques; fMRI also multivariate and univariate analysis techniques. When using the fMRI it is known to be very sensitive to movement. This in turn led to omission of some data due to a participant’s movement.…

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    everyday lives and dreams are based on everyday events, women have a better chance of remembering their dreams. Lizette Borreli from Medical Daily claims that a man’s hippocampus “…is smaller than that of women’s, especially after age sixty” (“Women have Better Memories than Men: How Estrogen Levels Boost Recall”). If the hippocampus is bigger in women than there is more room to store memories from everyday events which allows them to remember more things more clearly. If women are able to…

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    This literature review will identify and address ongoing themes seen throughout several articles regarding sleep and memory, specifically the effects that sleep has on memory. Throughout every article the research shows that sleep is found to improve memory. However, the question is what kind of memory is supported by sleep and what type of sleep is best for improving memory. In the articles, research studies show the effects and ask what type of sleep is best for memory, and what memory is most…

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    Cells originating from the dentate gyrus normally take 2 weeks before neurites reach their target areas in the CA3 region of the hippocampus, and 4-7 weeks before they become integrated into the hippocampal network. Immature neurons are especially sensitive to the local environment during this critical period. To this end, Verret, et al. evaluated the survival rate for newborn hippocampal…

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    Have you ever wondered the effect of what music you are currently listen to has on your brain? Is it capable of improving or degrading it? If so, how and why is music able to do it? Well there are many factors that come into consideration: the type of music you listen to, what psychological state your brain is currently in and the mood in which the music affects it, as well as how it impacts your emotional state. All these factors are linked to the human brain, so how does music affect all…

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    The Beauty of the Human Brain Everyone somewhere down their lifetime has been able to remember or memorize basic information, whether it is for pure enjoyment or as an obligation. For instance, if they remembered a book they read maybe as a kid or an activity somewhere down their life. All of these are some of the many ways we use our brain, which comes with memorizing or just simply as memories we obtain. The human brain is basically the command system in the body, it tells every muscle how to…

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