The effects of unitization on familiarity-based source memory: testing a behavioral prediction derived from neuroimaging data.

  title={The effects of unitization on familiarity-based source memory: testing a behavioral prediction derived from neuroimaging data.},
  author={Rachel A. Diana and Andrew P. Yonelinas and Charan Ranganath},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={34 4},
Performance on tests of source memory is typically based on recollection of contextual information associated with an item. However, recent neuroimaging results have suggested that the perirhinal cortex, a region thought to support familiarity-based item recognition, may support source attributions if source information is encoded as a feature of the relevant item (i.e., "unitized"). The authors hypothesized that familiarity may contribute to source memory performance if item and source… 

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