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The hippocampus is a part of the forebrain, located in the medial temporal lobe. It belongs to the limbic system and plays major roles in short term memory and spatial navigation. Humans and other mammals have two hippocampi, one in each side of the brain.
ADHD linked to delayed development of five brain regions, study suggests

ADHD linked to delayed development of five brain regions, study suggests

Brain SPECT imaging can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, new report reveals

Brain SPECT imaging can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, new report reveals

CU Boulder scientists develop brain-based model to predict pain using variables beyond sensory input

CU Boulder scientists develop brain-based model to predict pain using variables beyond sensory input

Researchers identify link between neuronal proteins and frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Researchers identify link between neuronal proteins and frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Sleep helps recalibrate brain cells responsible for learning and memory, mice study shows

Sleep helps recalibrate brain cells responsible for learning and memory, mice study shows

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Study reveals new molecular mechanism vital for associative memory encoding in the hippocampus

Study reveals new molecular mechanism vital for associative memory encoding in the hippocampus

Synthetic molecule appears to reverse Alzheimer's-related neurological damage

Synthetic molecule appears to reverse Alzheimer's-related neurological damage

Timing of chemotherapy can have big effect on inflammation, study shows

Timing of chemotherapy can have big effect on inflammation, study shows

UAB researchers discover novel underlying mechanism involved in anxiety disorders, PTSD

UAB researchers discover novel underlying mechanism involved in anxiety disorders, PTSD

Mutations in gene that enables memories, sense of direction can contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

Mutations in gene that enables memories, sense of direction can contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

Study identifies molecular signals that maintain nerve cell structures in the adult brain

Study identifies molecular signals that maintain nerve cell structures in the adult brain

Scientists discover new molecular information on how the brain regulates depression and anxiety

Scientists discover new molecular information on how the brain regulates depression and anxiety

Study challenges concept of gender differences in the human brain

Study challenges concept of gender differences in the human brain

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Stress hormone has major effect on perception and perceptual learning

Stress hormone has major effect on perception and perceptual learning

Scientists identify molecular pathway in the brain that may help find better treatments for dementia

Scientists identify molecular pathway in the brain that may help find better treatments for dementia

Researchers identify mechanism that generates synchronous oscillation in the brain

Researchers identify mechanism that generates synchronous oscillation in the brain