Making Memories with Glutamate!

Unit 6: Neurotransmitter Chemistry and Mechanism of Action!
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: Students will gather information from a eye witness case study and video segments to synthesize a neuro-physiological explanation of memory formation.

Big Idea: Memories are the result of multiple factors that can influence the brain's architecture such as genetics, repetitive stimulation and the release of Glutamate. Said variety can lead to questionable eyewitness testimonies in court cases.

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