Two functional components of the hippocampal memory system

  title={Two functional components of the hippocampal memory system},
  author={Howard Eichenbaum and Tim Otto and Neal J. Cohen},
  journal={Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
  pages={449 - 472}
Abstract There is considerable evidence that the hippocampal system contributes both to (1) the temporary maintenance of memories and to (2) the processing of a particular type of memory representation. The findings on amnesia suggest that these two distinguishing features of hippocampal memory processing are orthogonal. Together with anatomical and physiological data, the neuropsychological findings support a model of cortico-hippocampal interactions in which the temporal and representational… 

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