Significance of objects in the perirhinal cortex

Marika C. Inhoff, Charan Ranganath

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The perirhinal cortex is known to play a role in recognition memory and visual perception of objects. A recent single-unit recording study adds to our understanding of perirhinal cortex function, suggesting that it may also play a role in evaluating the significance of objects in a context-dependent manner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)302-303
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2015


  • Association
  • Context
  • Items
  • Learning
  • Perirhinal cortex
  • Reward

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology


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