Novelty enhancements in memory are dependent on lateral prefrontal cortex.
J Neurosci. 2009 Jun 24; 29(25):8114-8
Kishiyama MM, Yonelinas AP, Knight RT. J Neurosci. 2009 Jun 24; 29(25):8114-8
Novel things are memorable. Physiological studies implicate prefrontal regions in this effect but cannot show that they are critical to it. However, this study demonstrates their functional importance by showing that prefrontal damage diminishes the mnemonic advantage for novel stimuli.
The von Restorf effect has been widely used...
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