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What does MT stand for?

MT stands for Medial Temporal (brain)

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EP's story is strikingly similar to the more famous case of HM, who also suffered permanent, dramatic memory loss after small portions of his medial temporal lobes were removed by doctors in 1953 to relieve severe epileptic seizures.
Those findings correlated with brain activity The positive subjects showed greater activation of the supplementary motor area, parietal regions, frontal gyrus, medial temporal lobe, and parahippocampus.
00 Hardcover QP376 The amygdala is the subortical gray matter found rostral to the hippocampus in the medial temporal lobe of the brain.
Here researchers in psychology, psychiatry, education, development, and often unconfessed disciplines review recent findings and report out their own research on such aspects as working memory in schizophrenia, working memory deficits in children aged 7-15 with mild traumatic brain injury, the effects of age and schooling on short-term memory development, neural networks, and processes in the medial temporal lobe.
A recent study conducted at Duke University suggests that these false food memories could slip by as real memories when a region of the brain called the frontal parietal network, which processes the feeling associated with an event, becomes overactive or when the posterior medial temporal lobe, which checks conscious memory for facts and events, isn’t doing its job.
This is how Alfre described it as she slipped into character at last week's Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour session: "What we actually do is we manifest a divergent identity dormant in a sealed-off portion of the medial temporal lobe.
Both semantic and episodic memories are consolidated in the hippocampus, which is located in the medial temporal lobe (Miyashita, 2004; Squire, 2004).