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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.
Study: Treatment window for Fragile X syndrome likely remains open into maturity after childhood

Study: Treatment window for Fragile X syndrome likely remains open into maturity after childhood

New research identifies signal that appears to trigger retinal regeneration in zebrafish

New research identifies signal that appears to trigger retinal regeneration in zebrafish

Researchers test 'three-hit' theory of autism in mice

Researchers test 'three-hit' theory of autism in mice

Head injuries can harm hundreds of genes to increase risk for severe brain disorders

Head injuries can harm hundreds of genes to increase risk for severe brain disorders

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Hypoxia may be cause for seizure-related neuronal degeneration in epilepsy, study finds

Hypoxia may be cause for seizure-related neuronal degeneration in epilepsy, study finds

Cocaine use by fathers may negatively impact cognitive development in male offspring

Cocaine use by fathers may negatively impact cognitive development in male offspring

Cerebellum can be responsible for brain alterations linked to drug addiction, research shows

Cerebellum can be responsible for brain alterations linked to drug addiction, research shows

Precise inactivation of neurotransmitter receptors using CALI technique erases fear memory in mice

Precise inactivation of neurotransmitter receptors using CALI technique erases fear memory in mice

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Study offers novel principle to reroute neurons for brain repair

Study offers novel principle to reroute neurons for brain repair

Researchers reveal how the brain retrieves memories linked to fearful experiences

Researchers reveal how the brain retrieves memories linked to fearful experiences

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