Learning and Memory Presentation

Slide 3 Notes Learning and memory are deeply connected. There can be no learning without memory (Wickens, 2005). Memory is derived exclusively from learning experiences. Without learning and memory we would be mentally and psychologically dead. The brain is able to acquire complex, new information and store the memory within its vast arrays of neurons.... Continue Reading →

Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease

Select one of the learning or memory disorders. Explain the causes behind the disorder and describe how the normal processes are affected.  Please cite and reference appropriately Just a note: this should be a more academic discussion now that you have gained considerable knowledge about neuroanatomy. It would appear that Alzheimer’s affects nearly 5 percent... Continue Reading →

Patterns of Evolution

Humans shape their environment in ways that other organisms cannot. Are humans subject to the same pressures of natural selection as other organisms? Why or why not? Yes, humans are subject to the same pressures of natural selection as other organisms. However, I would say that I think humans are subject to some pressures of... Continue Reading →

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