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Lynn Nadel (born 12 November 1942) is the Regents' Professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Nadel specializes in memory, and has investigated the role of the hippocampus in memory formation. Together with John O'Keefe, he coauthored the influential 1978 book The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map,[1] which defended the theory that the hippocampus learns and stores cognitive maps of portions of space. He later advanced the multiple trace theory, which posits that the hippocampus is always involved in storage and retrieval of episodic memory, but semantic memory can be established in the neocortex. Nadel received a Ph.D. from McGill University in 1967, and joined the faculty of the University of Arizona in 1985, where he currently serves as director of the Cognition and Neural Systems Program. Nadel, together with John O'Keefe, received the 2006 Grawemeyer Award for their work in identifying the brain's mapping system.[2] Nadel is editor-in-chief of the scientific journal, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John O'Keefe, Lynn Nadel. "The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map". Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2006 - John O'Keefe and Lynn Nadel". December 1, 2005. Retrieved March 13, 2009. 

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KVOA Tucson News
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:02:54 -0700

Lynn Nadel has been teaching psychology at the U of A for 30 years and is the faculty chair, a liason between professors and the administration. Nadel says that out of 1500 UA professors, only about 1% require their students to buy their textbook. He ...

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:22:30 -0700

Die Veranstaltung gibt 32 besonders leistungsstarken europäischen Studierenden die Gelegenheit, zusammen mit Spitzenforschern aus aller Welt über die philosophischen und neurowissenschaftlichen Aspekte von Gedächtnis und Geist zu diskutieren.
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