Publications [#251065] of Roberto Cabeza

Journal Articles

  1. Cabeza, R; Ciaramelli, E; Olson, IR; Moscovitch, M (2008). The parietal cortex and episodic memory: an attentional account.. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience, 9(8), 613-625.
    (last updated on 2022/08/09)

    The contribution of the parietal cortex to episodic memory is a fascinating scientific puzzle. On the one hand, parietal lesions do not normally yield severe episodic-memory deficits; on the other hand, parietal activations are seen frequently in functional-neuroimaging studies of episodic memory. A review of these two categories of evidence suggests that the answer to the puzzle requires us to distinguish between the contributions of dorsal and ventral parietal regions and between the influence of top-down and bottom-up attention on memory.