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A unified model of spatial and episodic memory.

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Medial temporal lobe structures including the hippocampus are implicated by separate investigations in both episodic memory and spatial function. We show that a single recurrent attractor network can store both the discrete memories that characterize episodic memory and the continuous representations that characterize physical space. Combining both types of representation in a single network is actually necessary if objects and where they are located in space must be stored. We thus show that...

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10.1098/rspb.2002.2009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society
Volume:
269
Issue:
1496
Pages:
1087-1093
Publication date:
2002-06-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
URN:
uuid:892f6dfa-e401-4720-b54e-8c157fb1c0c9
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29109
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pubs:29109

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