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Abnormal categorization and perceptual learning in patients with hippocampal damage.

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Prevailing theory holds that the medial temporal lobe (MTL) subserves declarative memory exclusively, whereas nondeclarative memory is independent of this brain region. Recent studies in patients with amnesia, however, have shown that performance on declarative memory tasks may not always be dependent on a single MTL memory system, instead highlighting the critical role of anatomically distinct structures in processing different stimulus types. In particular, the hippocampus has been implicat...

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Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
29
Pages:
7547-7554
Publication date:
2006-07-01
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EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:7384
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uuid:a9dbcecf-6be5-43dc-bc7b-67d60e953584
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pubs:7384
Source identifiers:
7384
Deposit date:
2012-12-20

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