Amygdala modulation of multiple memory systems. Chapter uri icon


  • In addition to examining the general neuromodulatory role of the amygdala in memory, data is reviewed that attempts to link this line of investigation with evidence indicating that the brain contains a multiple memory systems. Findings are reviewed supporting the hypothesis that the hippocampus and caudate putamen are parts of independent memory systems, and evidence is presented suggesting that the basolateral nucleus of the amygdala exerts a modulatory influence on both hippocampal-dependent and caudate-dependent memory processes. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

author list (cited authors)

  • Packard, M. G.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Packard, Mark G

editor list (cited editors)

  • Gold, P. E., & Greenough, W. T.

Book Title

  • Memory consolidation: Essays in honor of James L. McGaugh.

publication date

  • January 2001