September 2018
Volume 18, Issue 10
Open Access
Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting Abstract  |   September 2018
Hippocampal contributions to visual learning
Author Affiliations
  • Nicholas Turk-Browne
    Yale University
Journal of Vision September 2018, Vol.18, 1365. doi:10.1167/18.10.1365
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      Nicholas Turk-Browne; Hippocampal contributions to visual learning. Journal of Vision 2018;18(10):1365. doi: 10.1167/18.10.1365.

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Abstract

Although the hippocampus is usually viewed as a dedicated memory system, its placement at the top of, and strong interactions with, the ventral visual pathway (and other sensory systems) suggest that it may play a role in perception. My lab has recently suggested one potential perceptual function of the hippocampus -- to learn about regularities in the environment and then to generate expectations based on these regularities that get reinstated in visual cortex to influence processing. I will talk about several of our studies using high-resolution fMRI and multivariate methods to characterize such learning and prediction.

Meeting abstract presented at VSS 2018

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