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Lecture 11

Lecture 11 on CNS part III - includes pictures

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Biological Sciences

BIOB30Fall2011 Lecture 11 CNS IIIAssociative Learning o When dimming the lights in a classroom there is a decrease in noise made by the studentsstudents have learned that turning down the lights means the lecture is startingassociative learningo The dimming of the lights is associated with the beginning of the lecture and so the students become quiet Learning and Memory o Learning the acquisition on knowledgeo Memory our ability to recall this knowledgeo Modification of neuronal connections synaptic plasiticity is required for both learning and memorylong lasting changes in synaptic strengtheither strengthened or weakened Learningo Associative learning when 2 stimuli are associated with each othero Nonassociative learning a change in behaviours after repeated exposure to a single stimulusinvolves sensitization and habituation ignore response because used to stimulus o Habituation decrease in response to an irrelevant stimulusperson with schizophrenia does not habituate always responds the same way to a repeated stimuli a healthy person would learn to ignore it o Sensitization avoiding a harmful substance following exposurethis is an adaptive survival mechanismo Learning Induces Long Term Potentiation in the Hippocampusis a longlasting enhancement in signal transmission between two ne
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