Memory systems in the brain.

  title={Memory systems in the brain.},
  author={Edmund T. Rolls},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  • E. Rolls
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Annual review of psychology
The operation of different brain systems involved in different types of memory is described. One is a system in the primate orbitofrontal cortex and amygdala involved in representing rewards and punishers, and in learning stimulus-reinforcer associations. This system is involved in emotion and motivation. A second system in the temporal cortical visual areas is involved in learning invariant representations of objects. A third system in the hippocampus is implicated in episodic memory and in… 

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