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I&S- How Does Memory Work?

Neurotransmitter: Chemical that allows the transmission of impulses Long-term potentiation (LTP):¬†Long-lasting strengthening of synapses between nerve cells, used in explaining long-tern memory. Cellular mechanism: An abstraction of electrophysiological mechanism present in cell Cognitive Loss: Problems involving memory, language, thinking, and judgement Consolidate: Make physically stronger or solid. Neurons communicate through¬†synaptic connections by neurotransmitter. The persistent…

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Nature vs Nurture

Nature means that we behave in a way by our instinct and genes. Blinking and taking your hands away from something hot could be some examples. Eating food and sleeping, too. Nurture is when we behave someway because we were taught that way, and it has become the habit. For example, wearing clothes and brushing…

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