The Functional Anatomy of Time: What and When in the Brain

@article{Friston2016TheFA,
  title={The Functional Anatomy of Time: What and When in the Brain},
  author={Karl J. Friston and Gy{\"o}rgy Buzs{\'a}ki},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={20},
  pages={500-511}
}
This Opinion article considers the implications for functional anatomy of how we represent temporal structure in our exchanges with the world. It offers a theoretical treatment that tries to make sense of the architectural principles seen in mammalian brains. Specifically, it considers a factorisation between representations of temporal succession and representations of content or, heuristically, a segregation into when and what. This segregation may explain the central role of the hippocampus… CONTINUE READING
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