LinKs to interesting web sites

Memory

In “Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets,” in a new book author Luke Dittrich paints a picture of the life of the scientific legend. Dittrich discusses his book and personal connection to Molaison in a conversation with Jeffrey Brown.

Neuroscientist Neil Burgess studies the neural mechanisms that map the space around us using Place cells. John O'Keefe shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014 together with May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for the dicovery of Place cells. You can see John O’Keefe, Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser talk about the work that is recognized, Grid Cells, Place Cells and Memory.

How We Learn - Synapses and Neural Pathways.

Vilayanur Ramachandran gives a TED talk about the Capgras delusion.

What life is like with no short term memory

H. M., an Unforgettable Amnesiac, Dies at 82.

More on Patient H.M.

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks,talk about the recently blind who experience lucid hallucinations.

Can we edit the content of our memories? Ted talk by Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu from MIT.

Planting false memories. A Ted talk by Elizabeth Loftus.

Why do we sleep?

 

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Tutis Vilis
Department of Physiology
and Pharmacology

University of Western Ontario
London Ontario Canada

Last updated November 21, 2016
Comments welcome: tutis.vilis@schulich.uwo.ca