Phase separation of competing memories along the human hippocampal theta rhythm

  title={Phase separation of competing memories along the human hippocampal theta rhythm},
  author={Casper Kerr{\'e}n and Sander van Bree and Benjamin James Griffiths and Maria Wimber},
Competition between overlapping memories is considered one of the major causes of forgetting and it is still unknown how the human brain resolves such mnemonic conflict. In the present MEG study, we empirically tested a computational model that leverages an oscillating inhibition algorithm to minimise overlap between memories. We used a proactive interference task, where a reminder word could be associated with either a single image (non-competitive condition) or two competing images, and… 



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