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Perirhinal cortical contributions to object perception.

Abstract:

The traditional theory of the medial temporal lobe (MTL) memory system asserts that the primate MTL (hippocampus, perirhinal, entorhinal and parahippocampal cortices) is exclusively involved in consolidating declarative memories. However, several recent reports have directly challenged this dogma by arguing that MTL structures also contribute to perception. Controversy remains as many of the behavioural tasks used have confounded memory with perception. We review the evidence here and highlig...

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10.1016/j.tics.2006.01.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Trends in cognitive sciences
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
100-107
Publication date:
2006-03-05
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EISSN:
1879-307X
ISSN:
1364-6613
URN:
uuid:cfd98831-cf47-42f9-87dc-51fc7d706ef2
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18186
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pubs:18186

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