The Poetry of Belonging Episodic Memory and Italian and South African Shades
The essay develops a postcolonial perspective on Italy and South Africa based on the writer’s experience of rural developmental work among predominantly Zulu-speaking people and on five main points…
Wild chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) remember single foraging episodes
- Biology, PsychologyAnimal Cognition
The behaviour of a wild male chacma baboon faced with a trade-off between protecting his stationary group from aggressive extra-group males and foraging among five out-of-sight platforms supports the idea that episodic-like memory offers an all-purpose solution to a wide variety of problems that require flexible, quick, yet precise decisions in situations arising from competition for food and mates in wild primates.
Ten years of research into avian models of episodic-like memory and its implications for developmental and comparative cognition
- Psychology, BiologyBehavioural Brain Research
Caliata: An Indigenous Community in Ecuador Offers Lessons on Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Diets
- MedicineCurrent developments in nutrition
Caliata provides important perspectives on linkages between diet, biodiversity, use of agroecological space, and rural–urban dynamics and offers lessons for achieving both healthy ecosystems and food security.
Learning about biodiversity: investigating children’s learning at a museum, environment centre and a live animal show
School trips in environment centres, in museums and at live animal shows can cover the same curriculum objectives, relating to habitats and adaptations, at age-appropriate levels. However, each of…
The mental lives of sheep and the quest for a psychological taxonomy
- Psychology, BiologyAnimal Sentience
M&M’s (2019) review of the empirical literature on sheep cognition should be understood in the context of two developments in psychology: the enormous and growing body of research into nonhuman cognition and the resulting theoretical shift towards a nonanthropocentric psychological taxonomy.
The neuroscience of remote spatial memory: A tale of two cities
- Psychology, BiologyNeuroscience
The Social Brain Is Not Enough: On the Importance of the Ecological Brain for the Origin of Language
- PsychologyFront. Psychol.
It is suggested that the distinctive feature of human communication resides in the ability to tell stories, and that the origin of language should be traced with respect to the capacity to produce discourses, rather than phrases or words.
Semantic Memory and the Hippocampus: Revisiting, Reaffirming, and Extending the Reach of Their Critical Relationship
- Psychology, BiologyFrontiers in Human Neuroscience
It is argued that semantic memory, like episodic memory, is a highly flexible, (re)constructive, relational and multimodal system, and that there is value in developing methods and materials that fully capture this depth and richness to facilitate comparisons to episodi memory.
The evolution of episodic-like memory: the importance of biological and ecological constraints
- PsychologyBiology & Philosophy
A persisting question in the philosophy of animal minds is which nonhuman animals share our capacity for episodic memory (EM). Many authors address this question by primarily defining EM, trying to…
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- Psychology, Biology
The goal of this chapter is to describe recollective memory and give an account of some of the characteristics of this form of human memory. I take recollective memory to be the type of memory that…
Episodic memory, amnesia, and the hippocampal–anterior thalamic axis
- Biology, PsychologyBehavioral and Brain Sciences
By utilizing new information from both clinical and experimental studies with animals, the anatomy underlying anterograde amnesia has been reformulated and places critical importance on the efferents from the hippocampus via the fornix to the diencephalon.
Episodic-like memory during cache recovery by scrub jays
- Biology, PsychologyNature
It is shown that scrub jays remember ‘when’ food items are stored by allowing them to recover perishable ‘wax worms’ (wax-moth larvae) and non-perishable peanuts which they had previously cached in visuospatially distinct sites.
Memory and the hippocampus: a synthesis from findings with rats, monkeys, and humans.
- Biology, PsychologyPsychological review
The role of the hippocampus is considered, which is needed temporarily to bind together distributed sites in neocortex that together represent a whole memory.
Functional neuroanatomy of remote episodic, semantic and spatial memory: a unified account based on multiple trace theory
- Psychology, BiologyJournal of anatomy
The evidence suggests strongly that the function of the hippocampus (and possibly that of related limbic structures) is to help encode, retain, and retrieve experiences, no matter how long ago the events comprising the experience occurred, and no matter whether the memories are episodic or spatial.
Recollection-like memory retrieval in rats is dependent on the hippocampus
- Psychology, BiologyNature
Following selective damage to the hippocampus the ROC curve became entirely symmetrical and remained curvilinear, supporting the view that the hippocampus specifically mediates the capacity for recollection.
Memory's echo: vivid remembering reactivates sensory-specific cortex.
- Psychology, BiologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Results indicate that retrieval of vivid visual and auditory information can be associated with a reactivation of some of the same sensory regions that were activated during perception of those items.
Can animals recall the past and plan for the future?
- Psychology, BiologyNature Reviews Neuroscience
Experiments on memory in food-caching birds show that western scrub-jays form integrated, flexible, trial-unique memories of what they hid, where and when, and suggest that some animals have elements of both episodic-like memory and future planning.
Functional–Anatomic Correlates of Sustained and Transient Processing Components Engaged during Controlled Retrieval
- Psychology, BiologyThe Journal of Neuroscience
Right frontal-polar cortex involvement in sustained processes reconciles a number of disparate findings that have arisen when contrasting blocked-trial paradigm with event-related paradigms, and provides evidence for functional dissociation within prefrontal cortex.