Association Cortex Contributions to the Human P3

  • Shuhei Yamaguchi
  • Robert T. Knight
Part of the Brain Dynamics book series (BD)


Event-related potentials (ERPs) assess the timing and neurophysiological basis of cognition in humans. The P3 ERP component (Desmedt et al., 1965; Sutton et al., 1965) has been associated with psychological constructs including orientation, attention, stimulus evaluation, and memory. The functional significance and neural generators of the P3 are under active investigation (Desmedt et al., 1979; Donchin, 1979; Hillyard and Picton, 1987).


Superior Temporal Sulcus Scalp Site Auditory Study Parietal Lesion Somatosensory Modality 
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  • Robert T. Knight

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