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1

Nancy Kanwisher important with?

Fusiform face area

2

memories are stored where?

medial temporal lobe/hippocampus

3

2 kinds of declarative memory?

1. episodic (events)
2. semantic (facts)

4

london cabbies story?

larger hippocampi
size correlated with experience

5

what happened to the mice that had NMDA receptor knocked out?

impaired learning

6

neurons that wire together:

fire together

7

activity of neurons: short term vs. long term changes?

short term: fast
long term: slow

8

what happened to mouse with more NR2B?

enhanced learning, and retention

9

short term memory happens how?

AMPA receptor insertion, enhanced firing via retrograde signalling

10

short term memory happens how?

protein synthesis, structural changes

11

exercising does what to brain?

release growth factors
improve mood/memory
more cerebral blood flow

12

what helps stroke patients rehab?

early mobilisation