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Science of Memory: Concepts$
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Henry L. Roediger, Yadin Dudai, and Susan M. Fitzpatrick

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195310443

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.001.0001

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Inhibition

Inhibition

Chapter:
(p.283) Part 13 Inhibition
Source:
Science of Memory: Concepts
Author(s):

György Buzsáki

Lynn Hasher

Michael C. Anderson

Colin M. MacLeod

Robert A. Bjork

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0014

This part presents five chapters on the concept of inhibition. The first chapter discusses the cortical functions that influence inhibition. The second discusses inhibition and cognition. The third discusses the idea that inhibition functions to regulate the accessibility of unwanted traces in memory. The fourth focuses on cognitive inhibition and plausible alternatives to inhibition. The fifth chapter presents a synthesis of the chapters in this part.

Keywords:   interneurons, inhibitory effect, long-term memory, memory inhibition, cognitive inhibition

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