Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory Consolidation

  • Nikolai Axmacher
  • Björn Rasch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Conceptual Questions of Memory Consolidation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lisa Genzel, John T. Wixted
      Pages 3-16
    3. Melanie J. Sekeres, Morris Moscovitch, Gordon Winocur
      Pages 17-44
  3. Memory Consolidation During Off-Line Periods and the Role of Sleep

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Judith C. Kreutzmann, Jennifer C. Tudor, Christopher C. Angelakos, Ted Abel
      Pages 75-85
    3. Donald A. Wilson, Kacper Kondrakiewicz, Dylan C. Barnes
      Pages 87-103
    4. Monika Schönauer, Steffen Gais
      Pages 105-115
    5. Karsten Rauss, Jan Born
      Pages 117-132
    6. Tony J. Cunningham, Jessica D. Payne
      Pages 133-159
    7. Jean-Baptiste Eichenlaub, Sydney S. Cash, Mark Blagrove
      Pages 161-172
  4. Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation on a Systems Physiology Level

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Til Ole Bergmann, Bernhard P. Staresina
      Pages 185-207
    3. Elizabeth A. McDevitt, Giri P. Krishnan, Maxim Bazhenov, Sara C. Mednick
      Pages 209-226
    4. Nikolaus Maier, Richard Kempter
      Pages 227-249
    5. Hui Zhang, Lorena Deuker, Nikolai Axmacher
      Pages 251-263
  5. Modulation of Memory Consolidation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Shira Meir Drexler, Oliver T. Wolf
      Pages 285-300
    3. Diana Campos-Beltrán, Lisa Marshall
      Pages 301-312
    4. Thomas Schreiner, Mick Lehmann, Björn Rasch
      Pages 347-366
  6. Clinical Translation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 367-367
    2. Henrik Kessler, Simon E. Blackwell, Aram Kehyayan
      Pages 369-379
    3. Christoph Nissen, Marion Kuhn, Elisabeth Hertenstein, Nina Landmann
      Pages 381-400
    4. John Baker, Adam Zeman
      Pages 401-417

About this book


This edited volume provides an overview the state-of-the-art in the field of cognitive neuroscience of memory consolidation. In a number of sections, the editors collect contributions of leading researchers. The topical focus lies on current issues of interest such as memory consolidation including working and long-term memory. In particular, the role of sleep in relation to memory consolidation will be addressed. The target audience primarily comprises research experts in the field of cognitive neuroscience but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students.


Cognitive neuroscience Long-term memory Memory consolidation Sleep research Working memory

Editors and affiliations

  • Nikolai Axmacher
    • 1
  • Björn Rasch
    • 2
  1. 1.Ruhr-University BochumBochumGermany
  2. 2.University of FribourgFribourgSwitzerland

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