Role of perirhinal cortex in object perception, memory, and associations.

  title={Role of perirhinal cortex in object perception, memory, and associations.},
  author={Elisabeth A Murray and Barry J. Richmond},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  volume={11 2},
The perirhinal cortex plays a key role in acquiring knowledge about objects. It contributes to at least four cognitive functions, and recent findings provide new insights into how the perirhinal cortex contributes to each: first, it contributes to recognition memory in an automatic fashion; second, it probably contributes to perception as well as memory; third, it helps identify objects by associating together the different sensory features of an object; and fourth, it associates objects with… CONTINUE READING
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