9.03 Neural Basis of Learning and Memory

Fall 2007

Brain diagram showing hippocampus, frontal lobes and medial septum.
Some of the brain regions involved in creating long-term memories. (Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.)

Course Description

This course highlights the interplay between cellular and molecular storage mechanisms and the cognitive neuroscience of memory, with an emphasis on human and animal models of hippocampal mechanisms and function. Class sessions include lectures and discussion of papers.
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Prof. Suzanne Corkin
Prof. Matt Wilson

Course Meeting Times

2 sessions / week
1.5 hours / session



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