Director of Neuroimaging Institute Publishes Memory Research

Tyler Davis, assistant director of Texas Tech’s Neuroimaging Institute and assistant professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, was part of a team using fMRI to research how memory is processed. Their findings, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, show that mathematical “global similarity models” seem to explain how memory is processed in the medial temporal lobes, a region of the brain associated with long-term memory that is disrupted by memory disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.