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The long and winding road to memory consolidation

An imaging study suggests memories may depend briefly on the hippocampus, and for a prolonged period on the entorhinal cortex, before being organized fully within the neocortex.

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Figure 1: Mean fMRI time series data from the entorhinal cortex (right hemisphere) in eight subjects from the famous faces remote memory test.

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Eichenbaum, H. The long and winding road to memory consolidation. Nat Neurosci 4, 1057–1058 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1101-1057

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