TB8 B&B Lecture 1; Brain systems for memory

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1. What does patient HMs brain damage coupled with his memory loss suggest about hippocampal function?

  • Patient HMs severe anterograde and slight retrograde damage suggest the hippocampus is crucial for new learning but not for storing old memories
  • Patient HMs severe retrograde and slight anterograde damage suggest the hippocampus is crucial for new learning but not for storing old memories
  • Patient HMs severe anterograde and slight retrograde damage suggest the hippocampus is crucial for storing old memories but not for new learning
  • Patient HMs severe retrograde and slight anterograde damage for storing old memories but not for new learning
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2. What is Korsakoffs syndrome caused by?

  • Dehydration, wastage in hippocampal areas
  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency, alcohol reduces conversion of thiamine into its active form
  • Alcohol conversion into vitamins
  • Vitamin C12 (thiamine) deficiency, alcohol reduces conversion of thiamine into its active form

3. What structures does Korsakoffs syndrome affect?

  • Mamillary bodies and prefrontal cortex
  • Fornix and prefrontal cortex
  • Prefrontal cortex and hippocampus
  • Hippocampus

4. Would patient HM succeed in a paired-associate learning task?

  • No
  • Yes

5. Memory is?

  • Associative
  • Resource-constrained
  • Descriptive
  • Demanding

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