We have identified a neuronal circuit and its dynamics for retrieving object memory in the primate temporal cortex. This achievement will lead to the progress in researches of neuronal circuits involving memory deficits, and to the development of more efficient associative database.
JST CREST Research Area “Elucidation of the Principles of Formation and Function of the Brain Neural Network and Creation of Control Technologies”, Research Theme: “Neurophysiological investigation of mechanisms of cognitive memory network in the cerebral cortex of macaques”
Hirabayashi T, Takeuchi D, Tamura K and Miyashita Y.
“Functional Microcircuit Recruited during Retrieval of Object Association Memory in Monkey Perirhinal Cortex”Neuron, Vol:77 Pages 192–203 (2012)
Yasushi Miyashita, Ph.D.,
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Life Innovation Group
Department of Innovation Research
Japan Science and Technology Agency