Functional differentiation of medial temporal and frontal regions involved in processing novel and familiar words: an fMRI study.

  title={Functional differentiation of medial temporal and frontal regions involved in processing novel and familiar words: an fMRI study.},
  author={Andrew J. Saykin and S. C. Johnson and Laura A. Flashman and Thomas W. McAllister and Molly B. Sparling and Terrance M. Darcey and Chad H. Moritz and Stephen J. Guerin and J. B. Weaver and Alexander C. Mamourian},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={122 ( Pt 10)},
Results of recent functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies of memory are not entirely consistent with lesion studies. Furthermore, although imaging probes have identified neural systems associated with processing novel visual episodic information, auditory verbal memory using a novel/familiar paradigm has not yet been examined. To address this gap, fMRI was used to compare the haemodynamic response when listening to recently learned and novel words. Sixteen healthy adults (6 male… 

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