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Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2002 Apr;13(2):261-5.

Relating semantic and episodic memory systems.

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305-5719, USA.


Episodic and semantic memory are two forms of declarative memory which appear to function in distinct yet interdependent ways. Here we provide direct evidence for a functional relationship between these two memory systems by showing that left lateral temporal lobe regions involved in semantic memory play an important role in accurate episodic memory retrieval.

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