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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 311
Professor
Michalakis Petrides
Semester
Summer

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PSYC31109May152014MemoryDisordersLimbicareasarecriticalformemoryThereareatleast3differentareasoftheparahippocampalcortexPiriformcortexentorhinalcortexparahippocampalgyrusUnilateralMedialTemporalLobeDeficitsLThRemovaloftheleftanteriortemporallobeRemovaloftheleftamygdalaLittledamagetothehippocampalsystemEffectsMaterialspecificmemoryimpairmentsStoringrecurringverbalsequenceRememberingpartsofastoryafterdelayRememberingalistofwordsafteradelayRThRemovaloftherightanteriortemporallobeRemovaloftherightamygdalaLittledamagetothehippocampalsystemEffectsMaterialspecificmemoryimpairmentsRememberingfacesEncodingofvisualdesignsLocationofobjectsKeyPointsLeftandrightMTLhavemodalityspecificrolesLeftMTLisresponsibleforencodingofverbalinformationRightMTLisresponsibleforencodingofvisuospatialinformationUnilateralMedialTemporalLobeLesionsRecurringDigitSequenceTestDevelopedbyHenryHeadFindoutthepatientsmemoryspanhowmanynumberstheycanrepeatwithouterrorGivethepersonasequenceofnumbersonehigherthantheirmemoryspanPatientisunawarethatonesequencekeepsrepeatingitselfNormalpeopleeventuallylearntherecurringsequencealthoughtheymaynotbeawareofitAgoodtestsincewecancalibratethedifficultyforeachpatientSpatialVersionInvolvesusingblocksandpressingtheminorderLTHPage1of5
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