HM: Milner (1966)

IB Psychology: HM: Milner (1966)

Milner carried out a classic case study of the role of the hippocampus on memory formation. You can use this study for the following content in the biological approach:Research methods used in the biological approach.Techniques used to study the brain.Localization of function.In addition, for the cognitive approach, you can use this study to address models of memory - particularly, the evaluation of the Multi-Store Model.

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Comments 2

Karin Layer 16 October 2017 - 11:22

Where is short term memory stored - if it is not in the hippocampus (as explained in the key findings)?

John Crane 16 October 2017 - 15:13

Karin, this link will help with that. It is thought that working memory is actually "stored" in the prefrontal cortex, not in the hippocampus.

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