Penfield – It’s Electric bugie wogie wogie / H.M. Hmm something’s missing

Wilder Penfield - electrically stimulated parts of the brain to see the affects Patients recall past experiences while temporal lobe was stimulated by using electrode temporal lobe produced more complex sensations than stimulation in other brain areas. Stimulation of somatic sensory cortex - patients experience tingling sensation Guess what, the somatosensory cortex is responsible for … Continue reading Penfield – It’s Electric bugie wogie wogie / H.M. Hmm something’s missing

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Lashley Experiment – Do cortical areas contribute equally to memory and learning?

Engram - location of an memory (memory trace) Where does your brain store declarative information so that it can remember more things. Karl Lashley Conducted experiments studying effects of lesions on the brains of rats. Wanted to see if engram is localized in a specific part of the cortex or does the whole brain work … Continue reading Lashley Experiment – Do cortical areas contribute equally to memory and learning?

Types of Amnesia

  What is amnesia? Amnesia is serious loss of memory because of diseases and injury common causes- chronic alcoholism, encephalitis, brain tumor, concussion, and stroke Dissociated amnesia - memory problems not associated with any specific diseases or injury. Random. Absolute amnesia - highly impossible. Two types of amnesia is retrograde and anterograde. Retrograde- events for … Continue reading Types of Amnesia

Types of memory

To begin we will go over the basic difference of learning something and memorizing something: Learning - acquisition of information or skills Memory - retention of learned information There are two forms of memory - Declarative and non-declarative Declarative - memory of facts and events I remember when I met So ji Sub and Park … Continue reading Types of memory