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Neural correlates of inhibition in episodic memory

Wimber, Maria (2009) Neural correlates of inhibition in episodic memory. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Behavioral studies on long-term memory over the past decades suggest that forgetting can be the consequence of inhibitory control processes that act to keep unwanted or interfering memories from coming to mind. However, it is still debated to what extent inhibition is involved in causing different forms of forgetting in episodic memory. Moreover, although the prefrontal cortex has traditionally ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Befunde der letzten beiden Jahrzehnte legen nahe, dass Vergessen die Folge inhibitorischer Prozesse im Langzeitgedächtnis sein kann, die dabei helfen, das Gedächtnis frei von unerwünschten oder störenden Informationen zu halten. Es ist jedoch umstritten, inwieweit Inhibition verschiedene Formen von Vergessen im episodischen Gedächtnis verursacht. Zudem sind die neuronalen Prozesse, die solchem ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:11 January 2009
Referee:Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Bäuml
Date of exam:17 December 2008
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie IV (Entwicklungs- und Kognitionspsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Bäuml
Keywords:Episodisches Gedächtnis , Funktionelle NMR-Tomographie , Inhibition , Vergessen , kognitive Kontrolle , präfrontaler Kortex , fMRI , episodic memory , cognitive control , inhibition , forgetting , prefrontal cortex
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:12084
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