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Neuroimaging and memory

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Published by Psychology Press in Hove .
Written in English


  • Brain -- Imaging.,
  • Memory.,
  • Nervous system -- Imaging.,
  • Brain -- Localization of functions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMemory.
Statementedited by Jonathan K. Foster.
ContributionsFoster, Jonathan K.
LC ClassificationsRC473.B7 N477 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationiv p., p. 514-744 :
Number of Pages744
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6853738M
ISBN 100863776566
LC Control Number00361028

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In the past 20 years, neuroimaging has provided us with a wealth of data regarding human memory. However, to what extent can neuroimaging constrain, support or falsify psychological theories of memory? To what degree is research on the biological bases of memory actually guided by psychological theory? In looking at the close interaction between neuroimaging research and . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A special issue of Memory, , 7 (5/6). Description: iv, pages , [8] pages of plates. This collection of papers covers numerous memory-related topics, these range from a study of autobiographical memory, working memory, and an investigation into "medial temporal lobe" versus "diencephalic" amnesia (combined with an evaluation of different forms of image analysis) to neuroimaging and "psychogenic amnesia", an empirical review paper, a study of incidental retrieval .   Neuroimaging and Memory by Jonathan Foster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.1/5(1).

  Emotion has a dramatic, and well described, impact on memory. Animal studies highlight the central role of the amygdala in fear conditioning, 12 a form of implicit memory that involves rapid learning of a potentially harmful stimulus. If an adverse event, for example, a painful shock (unconditioned stimulus (US)) occurs after a relatively. 7 Contributions of functional neuroimaging to theories of category learning 89 Paul J. Reber 8 Declarative memory consolidation Guillén Fernández and Indira Tendolkar 9 On the intimate relationship between neurobiology and function in the theoretical analysis of human learning and memory . Memory is not supported by a single brain region, but rather a wide set of brain areas. One brain region, however, is known to be especially important for memory and that is a structure deep in the brain's temporal lobes called the hippocampus. "Memory Makeover" is a practical guide based on his extensive experience and success with patients using innovative diagnostic testing, natural remedies, and the body's own healing properties to prevent and reverse cognitive decline. This is a must-have book with the worldwide epidemic of dementia today. Roy E. Vartabedian, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

6 Functional Neuroimaging of Semantic Memory (pg. ) 7 Functional Neuroimaging of Language (pg. ) 8 Functional Neuroimaging of Episodic Memory (pg. ) 9 Functional Neuroimaging of Working Memory (pg. ) 10 Functional Neuroimaging of Executive Functions (pg. ) III Developmental, Social, and Clinical Applications (pg. ). There is considerable interest in the use of neuroimaging techniques for forensic purposes. Memory detection techniques, including the well-publicized Brain Fingerprinting technique (Brain Fingerprinting Laboratories, Inc., Seattle WA), exploit the fact that the brain responds differently to sensory stimuli to which it has been exposed before. Neuroimaging Study. Neuroimaging studies have examined in the brains of normal adults such processes as perception, working memory, language, spatial attention, attentional selection, arousal, and happy and sad emotional states. From: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Related terms: Amygdala; Hippocampus. In this chapter, the application of neuroimaging techniques to the study of working memory is discussed. The chapter begins with a brief account of the major neuroimaging methods that have been used to study working memory. Based on the evidence presented, the author asserts in this chapter that neuroimaging clearly provides a potentially important additional way of investigating the brain's.