“Where are My Keys?” and Other Memory-Based Choices Probed in the Brain

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 15:10 in Psychology & Sociology

The encoding and retrieval of memories occurs in the lower-middle portion of the brain in a region called the medial temporal lobe, which includes the hippocampus. Decision-making processes involve a region at the front of the brain called the medial frontal cortex. “The ability to flexibly engage and utilize our memories to make decisions depends […]

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