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Information concerning the roles of different brain regions in recognition memory processes is reviewed. The review concentrates on findings from spontaneous recognition memory tasks performed by rats, including memory for single objects, locations, object location associations and temporal order. Particular emphasis is given to the potential roles of different regions in the circuit of interacting structures involving the perirhinal cortex, hippocampus, medial prefrontal cortex and medial dorsal thalamus in recognition memory for the association of objects and places. It is concluded that while all structures in this circuit play roles critical to such memory, these roles can potentially be differentiated and differences in the underlying synaptic and biochemical processes involved in each region are beginning to be uncovered.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Behavioural Brain Research|
|Early online date||12 Oct 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 15 May 2015|
- Object recognition memory
- Neural circuit
- Perirhinal cortex
- Medial prefrontal cortex;
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Delineating the neural basis of sequence memory in the rat
4/04/11 → 4/04/14
CONTRIBUTION OF PREFRONTAL CORTEX TO RECOGNITION MEMORY FUNCTION IN THE RAT
1/03/07 → 1/03/10