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  • 1 Dec Denis Kovac Tatarevic
    LP 1: Memory and the brain
    I see, thank you! Also, is it safe to say that spatial memories are stored in the hippocampus, as opposed to declarative memories, which are stored away in the cortex?
  • 1 Dec Denis Kovac Tatarevic
    Neurotransmission
    Dear John Is physostigmine considered an exogenous agonist?
  • 1 Dec Laura Otero
    Neurotransmission
    Thank you! 
  • 1 Dec John Crane
    Neurotransmission
    Dear LauraYes, they would accept this. They have accepted this on one of the recent exams. 
  • 1 Dec John Crane
    ERQ marking: Animal models
    Dear VictoriaYes, that is a totally appropriate strategy for this question.
  • 1 Dec Laura Otero
    Neurotransmission
    Dear Crane, Since SSRIs are considered indirect AGONISTS, if students address this in an exam that's ok right? I always considered it and taught it as agonist... Thanks :) 
  • 1 Dec Laura Otero
    Neurotransmission
    Dear Crane, Since SSRIs are considered indirect AGONISTS, if students address this in an exam that's ok right? I always considered it and taught it as agonist...  Thanks :) 
  • 1 Dec Matt Jones
    Acculturation
    Thank you, John. 👍
  • 1 Dec Victoria Hounslow
    ERQ marking: Animal models
    Hi John, Do both studies have to be animal research or could a student use Rogers and Kesner (2003) and the role of acetylcholine in formation of spatial memories alongside Antonova (2011) study on the role of acetycholine in the encoding...
  • 1 Dec John Crane
    Presentation: Genetics
    Dear StaceyI have tried to teach research that is in line with the rest of the content of the course.  Intelligence is not currently part of the course and so I have not included it, but instead focus on topics like depression, obesity,...
  • Dear MariaYes, they are one method - experiments. I guess that in theory they could be asked for two research methods as there is no clear indication in the guide.  More likely, they will ask for "one or more."  That has been their...
  • 1 Dec Stacey Locascio
    Presentation: Genetics
    John,I see that you have done away with the Bouchard twin study that shows how the "behavior" of intelligence is an inherited trait. Is there a particular reason you removed it from this site? I liked teaching it and the kids enjoyed learning...