Retrieval as a Fast Route to Memory Consolidation.
Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. Electronic address: [email protected]
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK.
Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA.
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK. Electronic address: [email protected]
- Published Article
Trends in cognitive sciences
- Publication Date
Aug 01, 2017
Retrieval-mediated learning is a powerful way to make memories last, but its neurocognitive mechanisms remain unclear. We propose that retrieval acts as a rapid consolidation event, supporting the creation of adaptive hippocampal-neocortical representations via the 'online' reactivation of associative information. We describe parallels between online retrieval and offline consolidation and offer testable predictions for future research. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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