Neuronal basis of imagery
|Evgeni N. Sokolov a1|
a1 Department of Psychophysiology, Moscow State University, Moscow 103009, Russia
The depiction of pictures as specified points in a functional space is achieved by vector encoding. Picture-selective neurons are added to the declarative memory in the process of learning. New neurons are recruited from stem cells through their proliferation and differentiation. Electrical stimulation of the temporo-parietal cortex produces subjective scenes of the past similar to imagery.