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The memory system of the brain

John Zachery Young

The memory system of the brain

by John Zachery Young

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementby J. Z. Young
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 128p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13950674M

MEMORY TRAINING AND BRAIN-GAME BOOKS. The best way to improve your memory is to use it. And, with a little thought, you’ll find more interesting and practical uses for memory and learning than you could get through in a thousand whether you simply love puzzles, or just really can’t think of a better way to use your time, these memory training and brain-game books will do more. The book concludes with a description of Occam (Omnium-Gatherum Core Content Addressable Memory), a computer program for a content addressable memory in the central nervous system. This monograph will be useful to biologists, behavioral psychologists, neuropsychologists, neurophysiologists, biophysicists, and biochemists as well as computer.

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This book explains the following topics: An overview of the Nervous System, Neuroradiology - The Imaging of the Brain, Coma - Unconscious state, Epilepsy, Paralysis - Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, Migraine, Headaches and Vertigo, Movement Disorders and Dystonia, Parkinsonism, Dementia and tips to improve memory, Infectious diseases of the brain.   The brain is the vital organ of the central nervous system. It is a complex organ consist of billions of interconnected neurons and glia. The brain has two sides and separated into unique lobes. Each lobe has a specific set of functions. Although the brain is a complex organ – a hardworking one with a hundred billion neurons, it surprisingly.


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