Electrophysiological signature of working and long‐term memory interaction in the human hippocampus

  title={Electrophysiological signature of working and long‐term memory interaction in the human hippocampus},
  author={Nikolai Axmacher and Sarah Lenz and Sven Haupt and Christian Erich Elger and Juergen Fell},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
Recent findings indicate that the hippocampus is not only crucial for long‐term memory (LTM) encoding, but plays a role for working memory (WM) as well. In particular, it has been shown that the hippocampus is important for WM maintenance of multiple items or associations between item features. Previous studies using intracranial electroencephalography recordings from the hippocampus of patients with epilepsy revealed slow positive potentials during maintenance of a single item and during LTM… 
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