Sensitivity of the hippocampus to objective but not subjective episodic memory judgments

Thakral, Preston P., Yu, Sarah S. and Rugg, Michael D. (2022) Sensitivity of the hippocampus to objective but not subjective episodic memory judgments. Cognitive Neuroscience, 13 (3-4). pp. 165-170. ISSN 1758-8928

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We assessed whether neural activity in the hippocampus dissociates according to whether memory test items elicit a subjective sense of recollection or accurate retrieval of contextual information. We reanalyzed a previously acquired dataset from a study in which participants made both objective (source memory for spatial context) and subjective (Remember-Know) judgments for each test item. Results indicated that the hippocampus was exclusively sensitive to the amount of contextual information retrieved, such that accurate source memory judgments were associated with greater activity than inaccurate judgments, regardless of Remember/Know status. The findings add to the evidence that the hippocampus is insensitive to the subjective experience of recollection, but supports retrieval of contextual information.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: neuroscience(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2800
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2022 14:30
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2022 11:30
DOI: 10.1080/17588928.2022.2033713

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