Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 364(1521):1317--1324, 2009
Abstract Episodic memory, enabling conscious recollection of past episodes, can be distinguished from semantic memory, which stores enduring facts about the world. Episodic memory shares a core neural network with the simulation of future episodes, enabling ...
The evolution of foresight: What is mental time travel, and is it unique to humans?PDF
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30(3):299--312, 2007
Abstract: In a dynamic world, mechanisms allowing prediction of future situations can provide a selective advantage. We suggest that memory systems differ in the degree of flexibility they offer for anticipatory behavior and put forward a corresponding taxonomy of ...