Greater Neural Pattern Similarity Across Repetitions Is Associated with Better Memory

@article{Xue2010GreaterNP,
  title={Greater Neural Pattern Similarity Across Repetitions Is Associated with Better Memory},
  author={Gui Xue and Qi Dong and Chuansheng Chen and Zhonglin Lu and Jeanette A. Mumford and Russell A. Poldrack},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={330},
  pages={101 - 97}
}
One, Two, Three, Remember Me When a stimulus (such as a word or a face) is presented for the second, third, or fourth time, do the neural representations differ? And, if they do, are multiply represented stimuli remembered better? These questions and related ones have fascinated psychologists for decades, but only recently has it become feasible to begin tackling them using neuroimaging. Xue et al. (p. 97, published online 9 September) provide evidence that the greater the similarity in the… 

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