Skip to main content
Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product
. Get it on the
The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
A component of the limbic system, involved in establishing long-term memories.
establishes long term memories and helps us to connect the past with the present.
Remembering someone you were once really close with from a decade ago, and wishing they were here today.
If you were attacked badly by a dog at a young age, never forgetting that experience may cause an uneasy feeling towards all dogs.
Remembering your old phone number from 5 years ago.
You could use a
to backtrack where you put something in your house.Your hippocampus allows you to store an image of the inside of your house in your long term memory.
when studying for a vocabulary test in Spanish class, being able to remember the word that was stored into your long term memory, and say what it means, means you can
It was reported in 1957, by Scoville and Milner, that a patient, H.M., underwent a bilateral hippocampal removal (or in lamence terms, had his hippocampus removed from both sides of his brain). The hippocampus' main function is to establish long term memories and have the ability to recall them later. After H.M. had his hippocampus removed he lost all ability to encode new information for the long term memory or recall old memories. These two things are know as
(the inability to recall old memories) and
(the ability to form new information). This case study of H.M. showed the long-term effects of a bilateral hippocampal removal.
click here to see some interesting facts about the hippocampus and epilepsy
More info on the hippocampus:
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"