Any novelty in hippocampal formation and memory?

  title={Any novelty in hippocampal formation and memory?},
  author={Lars Nyberg},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={18 4},
  • Lars Nyberg
  • Published 2005 in Current opinion in neurology
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Novel events tend to attract attention and become more effectively encoded in memory than predictable events. The hippocampus and medial-temporal cortical regions, along with regions of the prefrontal cortex, have been associated with enhanced memory for novel events. This review provides an update on recent studies of hippocampal novelty responses in relation to memory. RECENT FINDINGS Several different types of novelty have been studied. Stimulus novelty effects have been… CONTINUE READING


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