Medial temporal lobe activity during retrieval of semantic memory is related to the age of the memory.

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We measured brain activity using event-related fMRI as participants recalled answers to 160 questions about news events that had occurred during the past 30 years. Guided by earlier findings from patients with damage limited to the hippocampus who were given the same test material, we looked for regions that exhibited gradually decreasing activity as… (More)
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4545-08.2009

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