Knowledge systems

Curr Opin Neurobiol. 1992 Apr;2(2):186-90. doi: 10.1016/0959-4388(92)90010-i.


The primate brain appears to store knowledge in widely distributed neural systems. Recent evidence suggests that these systems are specialized with respect to their capacity for supporting acquisition and retrieval of different domains and levels of knowledge.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Learning / physiology*
  • Mental Processes / physiology*