TB8 B&B Lecture 1; Brain systems for memory

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1. What is the function of the fornix?

  • A loop from the hippocampus to the thalamus
  • To project to the medial temporal lobe
  • The major output of the hippocampus
  • A gateway to the thalamus
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2. What was the extent of patirnt HM's brain damage?

  • Left hippocampus, amygdala. Anterior hippocampus intact
  • Bilateral posterior hippocampus and surrounding cortex, amygdala. Some anterior hippocampus remains.
  • Bilateral anteriorhippocampus and surrounding cortex, amygdala. Some posterior hippocampus remains.
  • Right hippocampus, amygdala. Posterior hippocampus intact

3. What acts as a gateway from the fornix to the thalamus?

  • Medial Temporal lobe
  • Mamillary bodies
  • Papez circuit
  • Fornix

4. Would patient HM succeed at the rey figure copy task?

  • No
  • Yes

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

  • No
  • Yes


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