On the role of the hippocampus in the acquisition, long-term retention and semanticisation of memory
- Biology, Psychology
A coherent view of what makes a task hippocampallydependent at acquisition and how this relates to its long-term fate is formulated and conceptualising episodic and semantic memory as representing points on a continuum of memory types appears viable.
Aging, Retrograde Amnesia, and the Binding Problem for Phonology and Orthography: A Longitudinal Study of “Hippocampal Amnesic” H.M.
- Psychology, Biology
A theory of aging and long-term retrograde amnesia that extends to word retrieval, including the seemingly simple retrieval task of reading isolated words, indicates that “hippocampal amnesic” H.M. exhibited little or no retrieval deficit relative to memory-normal controls in reading short, moderately high frequency words at ages 60 or 71.
H.M., Word Knowledge, and Aging: upport for a New Theory of Long-Term Retrograde Amnesia
- Psychology, BiologyPsychological science
This study develops a new theory of long-term retrograde amnesia that encompasses episodic and semantic memory, including word knowledge, and shows that a famous “hippocampal amnesic” at age 71 performed worse than memory-normal control participants in a lexical decision experiment and a meaning-definition task.
Dissecting neural circuitry by combining genetics and pharmacology
- BiologyTrends in Neurosciences
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Memory consolidation, retrograde amnesia and the hippocampal complex
- Psychology, BiologyCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology
Memory for places learned long ago is intact after hippocampal damage
- Biology, PsychologyNature
The results show that the medialporal lobe is not the permanent repository of spatial maps, and support the view that the hippocampus and other structures in the medial temporal lobe are essential for the formation of long-term declarative memories, both spatial and non-spatial, but not for the retrieval of very remote memories.
Memory and the hippocampus: a synthesis from findings with rats, monkeys, and humans.
- Biology, PsychologyPsychological review
The role of the hippocampus is considered, which is needed temporarily to bind together distributed sites in neocortex that together represent a whole memory.
Reversible neural inactivation reveals hippocampal participation in several memory processes
- Biology, PsychologyNature Neuroscience
It is indicated that hippocampal neural activity is necessary for both encoding and retrieval of spatial memory and for either trace consolidation or long-term storage.
Human amnesia and the medial temporal region: enduring memory impairment following a bilateral lesion limited to field CA1 of the hippocampus
- Psychology, BiologyThe Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
This is the first reported case of amnesia following a lesion limited to the hippocampus in which extensive neuropsychological and neuropathological analyses have been carried out.
Spatial learning with a minislab in the dorsal hippocampus.
- Biology, PsychologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
The volume and location of hippocampal tissue required for normal acquisition of a spatial memory task are determined and hippocampal-dependent spatial learning only requires a minislab of dorsal hippocampusal tissue.
Time-dependent reorganization of brain circuitry underlying long-term memory storage
- Biology, PsychologyNature
There is a time-dependent reorganization of the neuronal circuitry underlying long-term memory storage, in which a transitory interaction between the hippocampal formation and the neocortex would mediate the establishment of long-lived cortical memory representations.
Retrograde Amnesia for Facts and Events: Findings from Four New Cases
- Psychology, BiologyThe Journal of Neuroscience
Tests of anterograde and retrograde memory function suggest that whether retrograde amnesia is temporally limited or very extensive depends on whether the damage is restricted to the hippocampal formation or also involves additional temporal cortex.
The hippocampus as a cognitive map J. O'Keefe & L. Nadel, Oxford University Press, Oxford (1978). 570 pp., £25.00
- Psychology, BiologyNeuroscience