Evidence for a perception memory continuum: an EEG study in a healthy population

Ovalle Fresa, Rebecca; Rothen, Nicolas (31 March 2016). Evidence for a perception memory continuum: an EEG study in a healthy population. In: 11 th Annual Meeting Of Clinical Neurosciencee Bern - "Brain Connectivity". Bern. 31.03.2016.

In line with current memory theories of a perception-memory continuum along the ventral visual pathway, there is evidence that the specific profile of enhanced memory in special populations (e.g. synaesthesia) is based on increased perceptual sensitivity. The main goal of this study was to test in a more general population, if increased perceptual sensitivity is indeed associated with enhanced memory performance. We measured ERPs in response to simple perceptual stimuli biasing either the ventral or the dorsal route and established if perceptual sensitivity in response to ventrally (but not dorsally) processed stimuli is associated with visual short term memory performance in a change detection task. Preliminary results confirm the hypothesis and strengthen the assumption of a perceptual-memory-continuum.

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Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)


07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Psychological and Behavioral Health

UniBE Contributor:

Ovalle Fresa - Bretscher, Rebecca and Rothen, Nicolas


100 Philosophy > 150 Psychology
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health




Rebecca Ovalle Fresa-Bretscher

Date Deposited:

09 Jun 2016 11:55

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26 Apr 2017 02:30



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