TB8 B&B Lecture 1; Brain systems for memory

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1. What is the function of the fornix?

  • To project to the medial temporal lobe
  • The major output of the hippocampus
  • A loop from the hippocampus to the thalamus
  • A gateway to the thalamus
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2. What is the MAIN conclusion of studies investigating impairments from hippocampal damage?

  • Hippocampus is crucial for the concious retrieval of an experience or episode (mental time travel)
  • Hippocampus is crucial for implicit and procedural recollection (mental time travel)
  • Hippocampus is crucial for the UNconcious retrieval of an experience or episode (mental time travel)
  • Hippocampus ONLY stores multimodal information and is not responsible for mental time-travel

3. Does retrieval reinstate activity in the same cortical areas as encoding when links are strong?

  • Yes
  • No

4. 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

5. Which would be an episodic memory?

  • Thinking about an event you went to
  • Remembering a list of words someone asked you to remember AND thinking about an event you went to
  • Remembering a list of words someone asked you to remember
  • Remembering a friends name

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