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Mapping Memory in the Brain

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The history of localization of function in the brain, and research that led to the understanding of localization of memory.

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(Duration: 58 min 29 sec)

What is mind? A central finding is that mind is a series of processes carried out by the brain. Mind is to the brain as walking is to legs—but it is infinitely more complex. The brain produces our every emotional, intellectual, and athletic act. It allows us to acquire new facts and skills and to remember them for as long as a lifetime.

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