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9 June, 03:08

What does the equipotentiality hypothesis suggest would happen if the hippocampus was damaged? a. another part of the brain would compensate for the damage by taking over the memory function normally managed by the hippocampus b. areas near the hippocampus would decay, followed by a cascading failure of the brain leading to death c. people would lose their ability to feel fear d. people would become comatose

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  1. 9 June, 04:05
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    Answer: the correct answer is a. another part of the brain would compensate for the damage by taking over the memory function normally managed by the hippocampus.

    Explanation:

    Equipotentiality is according to Karl Spencer Lashley defined as the "apparent capacity of any intact part of a functional brain to carry out" ... the memory (functions) which are lost by the destruction of (other parts).
  2. 9 June, 04:43
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    a. another part of the brain would compensate for the damage by taking over the memory function normally managed by the hippocampus

    b. areas near the hippocampus would decay, followed by a cascading failure of the brain leading to death

    c. people would become comatose

    d. people would lose their ability to feel fear
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