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Memory, Neural Basis

  • By: Barbara Knowlton
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The ability to learn new information, and subsequently remember it, is critical to all animals. Whether it is apparent in response changes to repeated stimuli by an invertebrate, or by the collection of events in one's personal past that shapes the ...