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New Map of Meaning in the Brain Changes Ideas About Memory

Published in Brain/Neurology, Memory.

Researchers have mapped hundreds of semantic categories to the tiny bits of the cortex that represent them in our thoughts and perceptions. What they discovered might change our view of memory.

In 2016, neuroscientists mapped how pea-size regions of the cortex respond to hundreds of semantic concepts. They’re now building on that work to understand the relationship between visual, linguistic and memory representations in the brain.

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https://www.quantamagazine.org/new-map-of-meaning-in-the-brain-changes-ideas-about-memory-20220208/