New research suggests that the same hippocampal computations used in support of memory are also used for language processing, providing direct neurophysiological evidence of a shared neural mechanism for memory and language. This work expands classic memory and language models and represents a new opportunity for studying the memory–language interface.
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The authors acknowledge NIDCD grant DC011755 which supported this work. We thank Caitlin Hilverman for comments on an earlier draft.
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