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Brown Review - Brown Review Recognition: Recognition memory...

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Brown Review Recognition: Recognition memory is a fundamental facet of our ability to remember. It requires a capacity for both identification and judgment of the prior occurrence of what has been identified Familiarity: o you might immediately know that the person is familiar but recollect no other information o I know I have seen you before but I do not remember a specific episode) Recollective Matching o (‘remembering’— I know I have seen you before because I can remember a specific episode), which automatically implies a successful familiarity judgment. Perirhinal Cortex Entorhi nal Cortex Hippocampus The reduction in neural response to repeated stimuli that is observed in perirhinal and adjacent association cortex has many of the properties required for a substrate of a familiarity and recency discrimination system. That is, as a population, the responses show very rapid (~75 ms) and efficient familiarity and recency discrimination for individual visual stimuli. Response reduction following
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