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11:00 - 12:00 22 August 2011

Exploring the role of the hippocampal formation structures in recognition memory processes

Location

Room 305 | 26 Bedford Way (link Map)
London | WC1H 0DS | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

Speaker information

Emma Wood, University of Edinburgh

Data collected over recent years provides strong evidence for a role of the hippocampal formation in episodic memory, but its precise contribution is still debated. Recognition memory tasks in rodents have provided a useful tool for investigating the neural basis of various aspects of episodic memory. In this talk I will describe the role of different hippocampal regions in object recognition, and in the associative recognition of objects and locations, objects and contexts, and objects, places and contexts. I will go on to discuss implications for the role played by hippocampal formation structures in episodic memory processes.


Contact

Kate Jeffery
020 7679 5308 | k.jeffery@ucl.ac.uk