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On the role of the hippocampus in the acquisition, long-term retention and semanticisation of memory

  title={On the role of the hippocampus in the acquisition, long-term retention and semanticisation of memory},
  author={Sarah Gingell},
A consensus on how to characterise the anterograde and retrograde memory processes that are lost or spared after hippocampal damage has not been reached. In this thesis, I critically re-examine the empirical literature and the assumptions behind current theories. I formulate a coherent view of what makes a task hippocampallydependent at acquisition and how this relates to its long-term fate. Findings from a neural net simulation indicate the plausibility of my proposals. My proposals both… 

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