Remembrance of rewards past.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Using event-related fMRI, Wittmann and colleagues report in this issue of Neuron that reward value enhances cue memory and that this process is associated with midbrain modulation of hippocampal consolidation. We propose that their findings introduce a novel mechanism by which positive arousal induced by reward anticipation may promote memory.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Knutson, B; Adcock, RA

Published Date

  • February 3, 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 45 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 331 - 332

PubMed ID

  • 15694318

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0896-6273

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.neuron.2005.01.020


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States