Molluscs: Learning and Memory

Abstract

There seems to be a large degree of similarity between learning in molluscs and learning in higher vertebrates and mammals. At the cellular level, recent work suggests that the encoding of long‐term memory may involve similar mechanisms in invertebrates and mammals.

Keywords: learning; CREB; aplysia

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Sahley, Christie(May 2005) Molluscs: Learning and Memory. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000153]