Note to Self

Remember that the focus of my proposal should be on change, plasticity, fluidity and the ephemeral rather than ‘holding on’

Remember that !

Amygdala Strengthening of Cortical Memory Representations

Candice M. Chavez, James L. McGaugh and Norman M. Weinberger Chapter 7 in

Neuroscience » “The Amygdala – A Discrete Multitasking Manager”, book edited by Barbara Ferry, ISBN 978-953-51-0908-2, Published: December 19, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license

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Figure 1. The BLA is activated by stress hormones released by behaviorally important experiences. Dependent upon noradrenergic actions within the BLA, memory modulation effects on experiential representations produce memory consolidation in target brain structures

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