The representation of stimulus familiarity in anterior inferior temporal cortex.

@article{Li1993TheRO,
  title={The representation of stimulus familiarity in anterior inferior temporal cortex.},
  author={L. Li and Earl K. Miller and Robert Desimone},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={
          1918-29
        }
}
1. The inferior temporal (IT) cortex plays an important role in both short- and long-term memory for visual patterns. Most previous studies of IT neurons have tested their responses in recency memory tasks, which require that the memory lasts only the length of a single behavioral trial, which may be < 1 s. To determine the role of IT neurons in longer lasting memories, we measured their responses to initially novel stimuli as the stimuli gradually became familiar to the animal. 2. Two rhesus… 

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