Hippocampal context processing is critical for interference free recall of odor memories in rats.

@article{Butterly2012HippocampalCP,
  title={Hippocampal context processing is critical for interference free recall of odor memories in rats.},
  author={Dan A Butterly and Maurice A Petroccione and Davey M. Smith},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={906-13}
}
Interference is a critical problem for memory systems and a primary cause of retrieval failure. One strategy for minimizing interference is to associate the items to be remembered with the context in which they were learned. For example, human subjects who learn two lists of words in separate contexts experience less interference and better recall than subjects who learn both lists in the same context. The hippocampus has long been known to be involved in processing contextual information and… CONTINUE READING

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