Evidence for cortical encoding specificity in episodic memory: memory-induced re-activation of picture processing areas

@article{Vaidya2002EvidenceFC,
  title={Evidence for cortical encoding specificity in episodic memory: memory-induced re-activation of picture processing areas},
  author={Chandan J. Vaidya and Margaret Zhao and John E. Desmond and John D. E. Gabrieli},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={40},
  pages={2136-2143}
}
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used to examine whether neural pathways used to encode pictures into memory were re-activated during retrieval of those memories. At encoding, subjects semantically classified common objects presented as pictures or words. At retrieval, subjects performed yes/no recognition memory judgments on words that had been encoded as pictures or as words. The retrieval test probed memory for the encoded item, but not memory for the modality of the encoded… Expand
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