Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYCH 4230 - [Navigation, Memory, and Context: What Does the Hippocampus Do?]


(SBA-AS)
Spring. (Offered alternate years) 3 credits.

Next offered 2014-2015. Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Co-meets with PSYCH 6230 .

D. Smith.

Although the hippocampus has been the subject of intense scrutiny for nearly 50 years, there remains considerable disagreement about functional contributions the hippocampus makes to learning and memory process. This seminar will examine the diverse functions attributed to the hippocampus with an eye toward integrating the differing viewpoints in the literature. After a brief historical overview, students will discuss cutting-edge literature on the hippocampal role in spatial navigation, learning, and memory, and context processing.



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