Neuroimaging correlates of negative priming

C Steel, E J Haworth, E Peters, D R Hemsley, T Sharma, J A Gray, A Pickering, L Gregory, A Simmons, E T Bullmore, S C R Williams

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Abstract

Many theoretical accounts of selective attention and memory retrieval include reference to active inhibitory processes, such as those argued to underlie the negative priming effect. fMRI was used in order to investigate the areas of cortical activation associated with Stroop interference, Stroop facilitation and Stroop negative priming tasks. The most significant activation within the negative priming task was within the inferior parietal lobule, left temporal lobe and frontal lobes. Areas of cortical activation are discussed with reference to theoretical accounts of the negative priming effect. (C) 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3619 - 3624
Number of pages6
JournalNeuroreport
Volume12
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2001

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