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ERIC Number: EJ980611
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1072-0502
Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Schema Assimilation and Expression
Wang, Szu-Han; Tse, Dorothy; Morris, Richard G. M.
Learning & Memory, v19 n8 p315-318 Aug 2012
In humans and in animals, mental schemas can store information within an associative framework that enables rapid and efficient assimilation of new information. Using a hippocampal-dependent paired-associate task, we now report that the anterior cingulate cortex is part of a neocortical network of schema storage with NMDA receptor-mediated transmission critical for information updating, and AMPA receptor-mediated transmission required for the expression and updating of stored information.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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