BRAIN and NERVE Shinkei Kenkyu no Shinpo Volume 70, Issue 7 (July 2018)

Medial Temporal Lobe Amnesia Hirokazu Kikuchi 1 , Toshikatsu Fujii 2 1Department of Neurology, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University 2Department of Health Science, Tohoku Fukushi University Keyword: 健忘 , 内側側頭葉 , 記憶の固定化 , 逆向性健忘 , てんかん性健忘 , Amnesia , medial temporal lobe , memory consolidation , retrograde amnesia , epileptic amnesia pp.783-794
Published Date 2018/7/1
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The medial temporal lobe was identified as an important neural structure in human memory by the advent of patient H.M., who suffered from severe amnesia caused by bilateral medial temporal lobectomy. Dozens of neuropsychological study of H.M. led to the classification of human memory into declarative and non-declarative memory, as well as short-term and long-term memory. The medial temporal lobe subserves declarative memory and long-term memory. It also plays an important role especially in the process of memory consolidation. The psychological and neurological mechanisms of the consolidation process can be investigated through the study of retrograde amnesia and epileptic amnesia.

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BRAIN and NERVE-神経研究の進歩
70巻7号 (2018年7月)
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