Genesis of memory



All living beings have oscillatory activity – it updates the ancient memory, formed under the influence of cyclic processes of the environment. The work of the mechanism of oscillations functionally depends on occurring in vivo intracellular biochemical processes. Registration of electrical activity of different complexity of living organisms – cyanobacteria, yeasts, mold fungi, paramecium, and shellfish – was performed in the experiments, presented in this paper.

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Keywords: rhythm, procedure memory, electrical activity, pacemaker, oscillations

Journal rubric: Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Grechenko T.N., Kharitonov A.N., Sumina E.L., Sumin D.L. Genesis of memory . Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2013. Vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 67–78. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatyala N. Grechenko, Doctor of Psychology, Leading Research, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Alexandr N. Kharitonov, PhD in Psychology, Senior Researcher, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Evgeniya L. Sumina, PhD in Biology, Researcher, Faculty of Geology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Dmitry L. Sumin, Paleontologist, Network Community of Researchers NISEEB, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail: