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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 reveals cognitive benefits of ketogenic diet in aged mice

Study reveals cognitive benefits of ketogenic diet in aged mice

How ketone bodies contribute to brain health and memory preservation

How ketone bodies contribute to brain health and memory preservation

New AARF-D award supports Temple researchers to explore synapse function in the aging brain

New AARF-D award supports Temple researchers to explore synapse function in the aging brain

Study reveals bidirectional link between depression and memory decline in older adults

Study reveals bidirectional link between depression and memory decline in older adults

Scientists uncover neural mechanisms used in planning

Scientists uncover neural mechanisms used in planning

Novel CMOS sensor captures fast and subtle neural voltage fluctuations

Novel CMOS sensor captures fast and subtle neural voltage fluctuations

Mechanisms of aversive learning: How negative experiences shape neural circuits

Mechanisms of aversive learning: How negative experiences shape neural circuits

Ketones show promise in preventing cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

Ketones show promise in preventing cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

Sleep unlocks neurons that anticipate future experience

Sleep unlocks neurons that anticipate future experience

New Alzheimer's drug LM11A-31 shows promise in slowing disease progression in clinical trial

New Alzheimer's drug LM11A-31 shows promise in slowing disease progression in clinical trial

Sharp-wave ripples shed light on the brain's daydreaming mechanism

Sharp-wave ripples shed light on the brain's daydreaming mechanism

Understanding the role of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

Understanding the role of oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis

UQ scientists reveal protective effects of exercise on the aging brain

UQ scientists reveal protective effects of exercise on the aging brain

New insights into how exercise may help prevent or slow cognitive decline during aging

New insights into how exercise may help prevent or slow cognitive decline during aging

Western diet linked to chronic diseases by gut microbiota disruption

Western diet linked to chronic diseases by gut microbiota disruption

The power of mixed selectivity: Insights into brain function and cognition

The power of mixed selectivity: Insights into brain function and cognition

Gene linked to intellectual disability can regulate learning and memory

Gene linked to intellectual disability can regulate learning and memory

Study identifies neural compass in the human brain

Study identifies neural compass in the human brain

High-fat diet accelerates aging-related memory loss in rats

High-fat diet accelerates aging-related memory loss in rats

Study shows benefits of multicomponent lipid emulsions for preterm brain development

Study shows benefits of multicomponent lipid emulsions for preterm brain development

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