Semantic retrieval, mnemonic control, and prefrontal cortex.

  title={Semantic retrieval, mnemonic control, and prefrontal cortex.},
  author={David Badre and Anthony D. Wagner},
  journal={Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience reviews},
  volume={1 3},
Accessing stored knowledge is a fundamental function of the cognitive and neural architectures of memory. Here, the authors review evidence from cognitive-behavioral paradigms, neuropsychological studies of patients with focal neural insult, and functional brain imaging concerning the mechanisms underlying retrieval of semantic knowledge and their association with prefrontal cortex. First, the authors examine behavioral and neuropsychological evidence distinguishing between controlled and… CONTINUE READING