Episodic retrieval and the cortical binding of relational activity.

  title={Episodic retrieval and the cortical binding of relational activity.},
  author={Arthur P. Shimamura},
  journal={Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience},
  volume={11 3},
Retrieval of episodic memories depends on the successful "re-collection" of event features, such as the time, place, people, thoughts, and feelings associated with a past experience.In neuroimaging studies, ventral regions of the posterior parietal cortex (vPPC) are particularly active when episodic memories are successfully retrieved. A review of the neural correlates of episodic retrieval is presented along with a new theory, cortical binding of relational activity (CoBRA). According to CoBRA… CONTINUE READING