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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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(p.283) Part 13 Inhibition
Science of Memory: Concepts

György Buzsáki

Lynn Hasher

Michael C. Anderson

Colin M. MacLeod

Robert A. Bjork

Oxford University Press

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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