Neurobiology of Learning & Memory

PSYCHOLOGICAL & BRAIN SCIENCES 4512

The brain is the most complex object in the known universe, and among its most incredible attributesis its ability to acquire and store vast amounts of information to guide behavior. Over a lifetime, our experiences shape our brains and our behavior, ultimately making each of us unique. What "information" is encoded by the brain? How is it stored? How is it retrieved? How does this occur at different spatial and temporal scales? Does stored information change over time?How do learning and memory change across the lifespan, and with neurological disorders?Can you trust your memories? PREREQ: Psych 100B and EITHER Psych 344, OR Psych 360, OR Psych 3604, OR Psych 361, OR Psych 380
Course Attributes: BU BA; AS NSM

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Neurobiology of Learning & Memory
INSTRUCTOR: Reagh
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