Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Neurological Basis of MMR

Natural exploration is of particular importance when considering animal behavior, as it is the means by which animals gather information about their environment, discover available resources, and identify potential threats. Furthermore, a number of studies have shown that tasks utilizing … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the Hippocampus

The medial temporal lobe contains a set of structures that are essential to the acquisition and organization of new memories as well as the reception of highly processed sensory information (Balakrishnan, Bousquet & Honavar, 1999; Squire, Stark & Clark, 2004). … Continue reading

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Match-Mismatch Recognition

The process of detecting environmental novelty and the process of recognition memory are very similar behavioral events; however, they do require a distinction (Medina & Lisberger, 2008; Eichenbaum, Yonelinas & Ranganath, 2007; Eichenbaum & Lipton, 2008). To recognize something as … Continue reading

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