Memory

Animal Research

Type of psychology: Biological bases of behavior; memory Fields of study: Biological influences on learning; nervous system; Pavlovian conditioning

Research with nonhuman animals has significantly contributed to an understanding of the basic processes of memory, including its anatomy and physiology. Important brain regions, neurotransmitters, and genes have been identified, and this information is now being used to understand further and treat human memory disorders.

Key concepts

• anterograde amnesia

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