What is a memory schema? A historical perspective on current neuroscience literature.

@article{Ghosh2014WhatIA,
  title={What is a memory schema? A historical perspective on current neuroscience literature.},
  author={Vanessa E Ghosh and Asaf Gilboa},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={104-14}
}
The term "schema" has been used to describe vastly different knowledge structures within the memory neuroscience literature. Ambiguous terminology hinders cross-study comparisons and confounds interpretation of the suggested role of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in schema functions. Based on an extensive review of the psychological literature, we propose a framework for distinguishing memory schemas from other knowledge structures. The framework includes a definition of schema as… CONTINUE READING

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