Journal article

The spatiotemporal substrates of autobiographical recollection: Using event-related ICA to study cognitive networks in action

Chris Tailby, Genevieve Rayner, Sarah Wilson, Graeme Jackson



Higher cognitive functions depend upon dynamically unfolding brain network interactions. Autobiographical recollection - the autonoetic re-experiencing of context rich, emotionally laden, personally experienced episodes - is an excellent example of such a process. Autobiographical recollection unfolds over time, with different cognitive processes engaged at different times throughout. In this paper we apply a recently developed analysis technique - event related independent components analysis (eICA) - to study the spatiotemporal dynamics of neural activity supporting autobiographical recollection. Participants completed an in-scanner autobiographical recollection paradigm in which the recal..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia (Program Grant 628952, Project Grant 1081151) and the Victorian Government Operational Infrastructure Support Program. Additional support was provided by a Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation grant to CT, and an Austin Health Medical Research Foundation Grant awarded to GR and SW at The University of Melbourne. GJ is supported by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship (1060312).