Learning and Memory

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009
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From making conversation to walking and driving, learning and memory are crucial aspects of our survival.
  

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The brain is a very difficult subject to learn, to understand. But with Hudmon's "Learning and Memory" book, teens' understanding of the brain broadens and it gives a clear view about a main source for our living, what helps us move and talk, what helps us learn and remember. 5 stars!

Contents

The Neuroanatomy of Learning and Memory
1
Learning and Memory A Historical Perspective
12
Forms of Learning
30
Stages of Memory and the Brains Memory Systems
42
Memory Organization
56
Molecular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory
69
An Invertebrate Model of Learning and Memory
82
LongTerm Potentiation A Synaptic Correlate of Learning and Memory
92
Glossary
113
Bibliography
124
Further Reading
125
Websites
126
Index
129
About the Author
135
Picture Credits
136
Copyright

Strategies to Enhance and Disrupt Learning and Memory
102

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