PET correlates of normal and impaired memory functions.

@article{Heiss1992PETCO,
  title={PET correlates of normal and impaired memory functions.},
  author={Wolf-Dieter Heiss and Gunter Pawlik and Vjera Holthoff and Josef Kessler and Brigitte Szelies},
  journal={Cerebrovascular and brain metabolism reviews},
  year={1992},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          1-27
        }
}
To date, positron emission tomography (PET) has been the only technology for the quantitative imaging of the changes of regional cerebral glucose (rCMRGl) or oxygen metabolism and blood flow (rCBF) associated with psychophysical stimulation and with the performance of mental tasks. So far, the majority of studies performed in healthy subjects demonstrated activation patterns involving not only certain limbic structures, most of all hippocampus, amygdala, parahippocampus, and cingulate, but also… CONTINUE READING

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