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Video of DANDRITE Lecture by Dr. James L. McGaugh on “Emotional Arousal and Lasting Memories”

On 14. September 2016, Dr. James L. McGaugh gave the lecture on “Emotional Arousal and Lasting Memories”, hosted by The Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience – DANDRITE, at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University.

See video of Dr. James L. McGaugh's lecture at Aarhus University here


James L. McGaugh’s research focuses on the neurobiological systems that regulate the formation of lasting memories.

He is Research Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine, and he was the founding Chair of the department and founding Director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and did postdoctoral study with Nobel Laureate Daniel Bovet in Rome. He has received the William James Award from Association for Psychological Science, the Karl Lashley award from the American Philosophical Society, the John P. McGovern Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Distinguished Science Award from the American Psychological Association, the Laurea Honoris Causa from the University of L’Aquila in Italy, and the Grawemeyer Award.