Layman's question on the biology of Long-term memory.
Glen M. Sizemore
gmsizemore2 at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 15 11:17:37 EST 2002
"Gordon Couger" <gcouger at NOSPAMprovalue.net> wrote in message
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> It may not be stored but there are many things I can see almost as clear
> if I was there 30 years ago.
> "Glen M. Sizemore" <gmsizemore2 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> > I'll give you an answer that you won't hear too often, that also has the
> > virtue of being correct: the brain does not "store" anything. It is a
> > metaphor, and a bad one. Exposure to an ontogenic environment changes
> > brain, and as a result an organism's behavior is changed. The metaphor
> > been most damaging.
> > "Odhinn" <odhinn at hushmail.com> wrote in message
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> > > I have gone through a good bit of material on the internet trying to
> > > find the answer to this question: Where does long-term memory reside
> > > in the brain? I know the neocortex has a function in forming them,
> > > but where are they stored? How does the hippocampus figure in? If a
> > > layman's question is inappropriate for this group, I apologize ahead
> > > of time.
> > >
> > > Odhinn
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