A LORETA study of mental time travel: Similar and distinct electrophysiological correlates of re-experiencing past events and pre-experiencing future events

Consciousness and Cognition 19 (4):1037-1044 (2010)
Abstract
Previous studies exploring mental time travel paradigms with functional neuroimaging techniques have uncovered both common and distinct neural correlates of re-experiencing past events or pre-experiencing future events. A gap in the mental time travel literature exists, as paradigms have not explored the affective component of re-experiencing past episodic events; this study explored this sparsely researched area. The present study employed standardized low resolution electromagnetic tomography to identify electrophysiological correlates of re-experience affect-laden and non-affective past events, as well as pre-experiencing a future anticipated event. Our results confirm previous research and are also novel in that we illustrate common and distinct electrophysiological correlates of re-experiencing affective episodic events. Furthermore, research from this experiment yields results outlining a pattern of activation in the frontal and temporal regions is correlated with the time frame of past or future events subjects imagined
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1016/j.concog.2010.06.008
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 28,798
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
Self-Projection and the Brain.R. L. Buckner & D. C. Carroll - 2007 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11 (2):49-57.
Memory and Consciousness.Endel Tulving - 1985 - Canadian Psychology 26:1-12.

View all 8 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
The Time Machine in Our Mind.Kurt Stocker - 2012 - Cognitive Science 36 (3):385-420.
Time Travel, Parahistory and Hume.Roy A. Sorensen - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (240):227 - 236.
Dynamic Events and Presentism.Francesco Orilia - 2012 - Philosophical Studies 160 (3):407-414.
Future Idea and Philosophical Understanding.Xiaoting Liu - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 24:37-43.
Travelling in A- and B- Time.Theodore Sider - 2005 - The Monist 88 (3):329-335.
Beginningless Past and Endless Future.Wes Morriston - 2012 - Faith and Philosophy 29 (4):444-450.
Time Travel and Time Machines.Douglas Kutach - 2013 - In Adrian Bardon & Heather Dyke (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Time. Blackwell.
Causal Exclusion and Overdetermination.Markus E. Schlosser - 2006 - In E. Di Nucci & J. McHugh (eds.), Content, Consciousness and Perception. Cambridge Scholars Press.
What Are Animals Conscious Of?Alain Morin (ed.) - 2012 - Columbia Press.

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2010-09-13

Total downloads

17 ( #286,871 of 2,177,979 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #317,206 of 2,177,979 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums