The Mind's Eye—Precuneus Activation in Memory-Related Imagery

  title={The Mind's Eye—Precuneus Activation in Memory-Related Imagery},
  author={Paul C. Fletcher and C. D. Frith and Scott C. Baker and Tim Shallice and R. S. J. Frackowiak and Raymond J. Dolan},
We examined brain activity associated with visual imagery at episodic memory retrieval using positron emission tomography (PET). Twelve measurements of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were taken in six right-handed, healthy, male volunteers. During six measurements, they were engaged in the cued recall of imageable verbal paired associates. During the other six measurements, they recalled nonimageable paired associates. Memory performance was equalized across all word lists. The subjects… Expand
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