Hippocampus and Memory (1)
Professor Eric Kandel discusses the importance of the hippocampus in the formation of long-term memories.
The hippocampus is a structure that lies deep in the brain. It is important as an early storage place for long-term memory, and it is involved in the transition of long-term memory to even more enduring permanent memory.
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The hippocampus is closely aligned to memory formation. It is an important early storage place for long–term memory, and is involved in the transition to more enduring permanent memory.
Professor Eric Kandel explains that the CA1 region of the hippocampus is important for representing and remembering spaces.
Professor Eric Kandel discusses the importance of attention in forming declarative/explicit memories. These memories involve the hippocampus.
Professor Eric Kandel explains how a protein called CPB may have a built-in memory mechanism that can help long-term memory storage.
Professor Eric Kandel explains that events in the environment can have profound effects on gene expression and brain anatomy.
Professor Eric Kandel discusses changes in synapse structure during long-term memory. Research indicates these changes are synapse-specific and not neuron-wide.
Professor Eric Kandel compares short-term memory, which involves the alteration of pre-existing proteins, and long-term memory, which involves new protein synthesis.
Professor Eric Kandel introduces the concept of long-term potentiation, which refers to change in the strength of synaptic connections.
Learning and memory are two intimately linked cognitive processes that stem from interactions with the environment (experience).
Professor Eric Kandel describes how he came to study the model organism Aplysia, which would later earn him a Nobel prize.