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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.
Neuroscientists pinpoint brain mechanism responsible for common type of age-related memory loss

Neuroscientists pinpoint brain mechanism responsible for common type of age-related memory loss

Preclinical study may pave the way toward prevention and recovery of neonatal brain injuries

Preclinical study may pave the way toward prevention and recovery of neonatal brain injuries

Acoustic holograms enable efficient, selective opening of the blood brain barrier

Acoustic holograms enable efficient, selective opening of the blood brain barrier

Targeting specific neurons modulates memory retrieval and alters anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Targeting specific neurons modulates memory retrieval and alters anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Study finds link between hippocampal defects and intellectual disability in children with Joubert Syndrome

Study finds link between hippocampal defects and intellectual disability in children with Joubert Syndrome

Newly discovered brain circuit facilitates the ability to focus on what is important in the environment

Newly discovered brain circuit facilitates the ability to focus on what is important in the environment

Scientists discover a potential new method of active immunization to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Scientists discover a potential new method of active immunization to prevent Alzheimer's disease

New insights into the link between EMFs, calcium and Alzheimer’s disease

New insights into the link between EMFs, calcium and Alzheimer’s disease

Single-cell genome sequencing provides a new way to think about Alzheimer’s disease

Single-cell genome sequencing provides a new way to think about Alzheimer’s disease

Levels of little-studied enzyme found to decline with age and more dramatically with Alzheimer’s

Levels of little-studied enzyme found to decline with age and more dramatically with Alzheimer’s

The brain uses an alarm system to suppress unwanted memories

The brain uses an alarm system to suppress unwanted memories

Study suggests severe neuroinvasion by SARS-CoV-2 in individuals with alcohol use disorder

Study suggests severe neuroinvasion by SARS-CoV-2 in individuals with alcohol use disorder

Virtual reality test could offer a promising way of effectively assessing functional cognition in adults

Virtual reality test could offer a promising way of effectively assessing functional cognition in adults

Researchers discover a compound that reduces epileptic seizures

Researchers discover a compound that reduces epileptic seizures

TTUHSC secures $1.87 million grant to investigate the impact of vitamin A depletion on Alzheimer’s disease

TTUHSC secures $1.87 million grant to investigate the impact of vitamin A depletion on Alzheimer’s disease

Study provides new understanding of how memory works when the brain sees a familiar face

Study provides new understanding of how memory works when the brain sees a familiar face

Research uncovers how memories and fear-responses can be transmitted through social interactions

Research uncovers how memories and fear-responses can be transmitted through social interactions

Researchers find turbocharger for memory in the brain cells of mice

Researchers find turbocharger for memory in the brain cells of mice

COVID-19 may cause brain shrinkage in some people

COVID-19 may cause brain shrinkage in some people

Novel MRI approach can identify brain cell damage in people at early stages of Alzheimer's

Novel MRI approach can identify brain cell damage in people at early stages of Alzheimer's