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. Which area in the circuit for binding of experiences codes for familiar character?

  • Inferior temporal cortex
  • Hippocampus
  • Anterior temporal lobes
  • Parahippocampal place area

3. Which type of memory is largely non concious?

  • Getting faster at typing by practice
  • Riding a bike
  • Where Q is on the keyboard
  • Remembering breakfast

4. What is the MAIN conclusion of studies investigating impairments from hippocampal damage?

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

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

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

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