Parahippocampal cortex: translating vision into space.

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Summary of "Parahippocampal cortex: translating vision into space."

Two recent imaging studies have shed new light on information representation in human parahippocampal cortex. Despite their different approaches, the two studies both support the view that this brain region represents space at an elementary level.


Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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Name: Current biology : CB
ISSN: 1879-0445
Pages: R589-91


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