Otten, LJ; Quayle, AH; Akram, S; Ditewig, TA; Rugg, MD; (2006) Brain activity before an event predicts later recollection. NAT NEUROSCI , 9 (4) 489 - 491. 10.1038/nn1663.
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Neural activity elicited by an event can predict whether the event is successfully encoded into memory. Here we assessed whether memory encoding relies not only on neural activity that follows an event, but also on activity that precedes it. In two experiments we found that human brain activity elicited by a cue presented just before a word could predict whether the word would be recollected in a later memory test.
|Title:||Brain activity before an event predicts later recollection|
|Keywords:||MEMORY, ATTENTION, STATE|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Psychology and Language Sciences (Division of) > Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience|
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences
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