High‐resolution multi‐voxel pattern analysis of category selectivity in the medial temporal lobes

@article{Diana2008HighresolutionMP,
  title={High‐resolution multi‐voxel pattern analysis of category selectivity in the medial temporal lobes},
  author={Rachel A. Diana and Andrew P. Yonelinas and Charan Ranganath},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2008},
  volume={18}
}
Although the parahippocampal cortex (PHc) is known to be critical for memory formation, little is known about what is encoded by this area. Using multi‐voxel pattern analysis of high‐resolution functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data, we examined responses to blocks of categorically coherent stimuli and found that patterns of activity in PHc were selective for not only scenes, but also for other nonspatial object categories (e.g., faces and toys). This pattern of results was also found… 
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