Does Reconsolidation Occur in Humans?

  title={Does Reconsolidation Occur in Humans?},
  author={Daniela Schiller and Elizabeth A. Phelps},
  journal={Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience},
  • D. Schiller, E. Phelps
  • Published 24 January 2011
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience
Evidence for reconsolidation in non-human animals has accumulated rapidly in the last decade, providing compelling` demonstration for this phenomenon across species and memory paradigms. In vast contrast, scant evidence exists for human reconsolidation to date. A major reason for this discrepancy is the invasive nature of current techniques used to investigate reconsolidation, which are difficult to apply in humans. Pharmacological blockade of reconsolidation, for example, has been typically… 

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