9.01 | Fall 2007 | Undergraduate

Introduction to Neuroscience

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Declarative Memory


Lecture notes on declarative memory, temporal lobe epilepsy, bilateral medial temporal lobectomy, short-term versus long-term memory, medial temporal lobe lesion in monkeys, lesion of perirhinal cortex, the hypothesis that long-term memories are stored by synaptic modifications, Hebbian synaptic plasticity, brain slice preparation, a synaptic plasticity experiment, long-term potentiation (LTP), long-term depression (LTD), glutamate receptor subtypes, the NMDA receptor, the Morris water maze, NR1 knockout, pattern completion, and interference.

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Declarative Memory

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