Category Archives: Hippocampus

Anatomy of the Hippocampus

The medial temporal lobe contains a set of structures that are essential to the acquisition and organization of new memories as well as the reception of highly processed sensory information (Balakrishnan, Bousquet & Honavar, 1999; Squire, Stark & Clark, 2004). … Continue reading

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Match-Mismatch Recognition

The process of detecting environmental novelty and the process of recognition memory are very similar behavioral events; however, they do require a distinction (Medina & Lisberger, 2008; Eichenbaum, Yonelinas & Ranganath, 2007; Eichenbaum & Lipton, 2008). To recognize something as … Continue reading

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