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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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Arizona Daily Wildcat

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:45:00 -0800

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:01:05 -0700

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:26:15 -0800

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:56:27 -0800

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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:30:29 -0800

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:08:03 -0700

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“Hundreds, if not thousands” of neuroscientists interested in how the brain perceives, remembers, and plans movement through space flocked to study the hippocampus's role in spatial memory after O'Keefe's original find, adds Lynn Nadel, a ...

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:26:15 -0700

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