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Dense amnesia in the monkey after transection of fornix, amygdala and anterior temporal stem.

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The traditional explanation of dense amnesia after medial temporal lesions is that the amnesia is caused by damage to the hippocampus and related structures. An alternative view is that dense amnesia after medial temporal lesions is caused by the interruption of afferents to the temporal cortex from the basal forebrain. These afferents travel to the temporal cortex through three pathways, namely the anterior temporal stem, the amygdala and the fornix-fimbria, and all these three pathways are ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
39
Issue:
1
Pages:
51-70
Publication date:
2001-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
Source identifiers:
31309
Language:
English
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pubs:31309
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uuid:3843e76f-3521-4b0c-bf83-370adeca0c0d
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pubs:31309
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2012-12-19

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