The medial temporal lobe and recognition memory.

@article{Eichenbaum2007TheMT,
  title={The medial temporal lobe and recognition memory.},
  author={Howard Eichenbaum and Andrew P. Yonelinas and Charan Ranganath},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={30},
  pages={
          123-52
        }
}
The ability to recognize a previously experienced stimulus is supported by two processes: recollection of the stimulus in the context of other information associated with the experience, and a sense of familiarity with the features of the stimulus. Although familiarity and recollection are functionally distinct, there is considerable debate about how these kinds of memory are supported by regions in the medial temporal lobes (MTL). Here, we review evidence for the distinction between… 

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