The gap between episodic memory and experiment: Can c-fos expression replace recognition testing?

J. Bures, A. A. Fenton

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Abstract

The effort to identify the neural substrate of episodic recall, though ambitious, lacks experimental support. By considering the data on c-fos activation by novel and familiar stimuli in recognition studies, we illustrate bow inadequate experimental designs permit alternative interpretations. We stress that interpretation of c-fos expression changes should be supported by adequate recognition tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-446
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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