TB8 B&B Lecture 2; Structure and function of the hippocampus

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1. Which of these characterises cognitive maps re; coding in the hippocampus?

  • The hippocampus provides a internal map coding for spatial relations between objects in the environment
  • Relational frameworks can be disassociated from associations. e.g can learn which cup was rewarded with food, but couldnt infer the BEST cup to search if one was rewarded more than another
  • A unique role of the hippocampus in mental time travel, recollection involves relations between items and contexts v.s familiarity = declarative memory
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2. Can LTP be produced by a SINGLE high frequency train?

  • Yes, implying memory for single events is possible
  • No, implying memory for single events is possible

3. In a study of transgenic mice, what was impaired when NMDA receptors on CA1 were knocked out?

  • Spatial learning
  • Semantic memory
  • Semantic memory and position encoding
  • Classical learning

4. Which of these acts as a gateway between hippocampus and cortex

  • Rhinal sulcus
  • Perirhinal cortex
  • Entorhinal cortex
  • Parahippocampal cortex

5. Where does the hippocampus receive its input?

  • Amygdala
  • Dendate gyrus
  • Rhinal sulcus
  • Subiculum


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