Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Brain, Perception, MemoryAdvances in Cognitive Neuroscience$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Johan J. Bolhuis

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780198524823

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 19 January 2020

Neuronal correlates of recognition memory

Neuronal correlates of recognition memory

Chapter:
(p.185) 11 Neuronal correlates of recognition memory
Source:
Brain, Perception, Memory
Author(s):

Malcolm W. Brown

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0013

This chapter is concerned with neuronal responses that carry information relating to the previous occurrence of visual stimuli. It concentrates on what is known of neuronal responses within this perirhinal system and their potential relationships to familiarity and recency discrimination for individual items. As early as 1987, the author of this chapter and his collaborators reported that neurons in extrahippocampal temporal cortex seemed to be more important for recognition memory than neurons in the hippocampus. They found that neurons in the perirhinal cortex of both rats and monkeys are sensitive to the familiarity and recency of visual stimuli. In addition, a system involving the hippocampus proper is thought to be important for recognition involving the recollection of associations and the spatial context of events.

Keywords:   neuronal responses, visual stimuli, recency discrimination, extrahippocampal temporal cortex, recognition memory

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .