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What does the mediodorsal thalamus do?

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Dense amnesia can result from damage to the medial diencephalon in humans and in animals. In humans this damage is diffuse and can include the mediodorsal nuclei of the thalamus. In animal models, lesion studies have confirmed the mediodorsal thalamus (MD) has a role in memory and other cognitive tasks, although the extent of deficits is mixed. Anatomical tracing studies confirm at least three different subgroupings of the MD: medial, central, and lateral, each differentially interconnected t...

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10.3389/fnsys.2013.00037
Journal:
Frontiers in systems neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
JUL
Pages:
37
Publication date:
2013-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1662-5137
ISSN:
1662-5137
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:415936
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uuid:8f804fa3-a90b-42ea-a5b6-378b80df04f6
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pubs:415936
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415936
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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