A scientific theory of Ars Memoriae: Spatial view cells in a continuous attractor network with linked items.

@article{Rolls2017AST,
  title={A scientific theory of Ars Memoriae: Spatial view cells in a continuous attractor network with linked items.},
  author={Edmund T. Rolls},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={570-579}
}
The art of memory (ars memoriae) used since classical times includes using a well-known scene to associate each view or part of the scene with a different item in a speech. This memory technique is also known as the "method of loci." The new theory is proposed that this type of memory is implemented in the CA3 region of the hippocampus where there are spatial view cells in primates that allow a particular view to be associated with a particular object in an event or episodic memory. Given that… CONTINUE READING
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