Modulation of human medial temporal lobe activity by form, meaning, and experience.

@article{Martin1997ModulationOH,
  title={Modulation of human medial temporal lobe activity by form, meaning, and experience.},
  author={Alex Martin and Cheri L. Wiggs and Jill Weisberg},
  journal={Hippocampus},
  year={1997},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={587-93}
}
Clinically, the hallmark of the human amnesic syndrome is an impaired ability to consciously recollect or remember daily events. If the medial region of the temporal lobes, including the hippocampus and related structures, is critical for establishing these new memories, then this brain region should be active whenever events are experienced, regardless of whether subjects are asked explicitly to learn and remember. Here we show that the medial temporal region is active during encoding and that… CONTINUE READING

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