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Post by Ilyaas » Tue Dec 06, 2005 2:34 pm

How is it stored and where? I have heard that there are many storage places can anyone elucidate on this further?

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Dec 06, 2005 8:35 pm

The anatomic correlation of memory is still a mistery. Most agree that the paleocortex(mostly the hippocampus), the SRAA, the hypothalamus and the temporal lobe...
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Post by Ilyaas » Tue Dec 06, 2005 8:49 pm

Am I guessing right that for the different sections of the brain you mentioned there are different kinds of memory storage e.g audio, visual?
If the answer to that is in the affirmative then expound on it a little i am curious

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Post by MrMistery » Wed Dec 07, 2005 7:54 pm

actually no
these are operations that involve the whole brain.
Dispite this, i read in a book that the temporal lobe is responsable for audio memory, and in another book for visual memory
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