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Rossi-Pool, Romn; Vergara, Jos; Romo, Ranulfo (2018)

THE MEMORY MAP OF VISUAL SPACE

Trends Neurosci. 41(3):117-120
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A 1989 paper by Patricia Goldman-Rakic and colleagues reported that the prefrontal cortex coded the visual space during working memory. This landmark work not only offered a biological explanation for this cognitive function, but also opened up a wide field of research aimed at understanding the biological bases of various cognitive functions.