The nonspecific thalamus: A place in a wedding bed for making memories last?

@article{Vasconcelos2015TheNT,
  title={The nonspecific thalamus: A place in a wedding bed for making memories last?},
  author={Anne Pereira de Vasconcelos and J. C. Cassel},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={54},
  pages={175-96}
}
We summarize anatomical, electrophysiological and behavioral evidence that the rostral intralaminar (ILN) and the reuniens and rhomboid (ReRh) nuclei that belong to the nonspecific thalamus, might be part of a hippocampo-cortico-thalamic network underlying consolidation of enduring declarative(-like) memories at systems level. The first part of this review describes the anatomical and functional organization of these thalamic nuclei. The second part presents the theoretical models supporting… CONTINUE READING