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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.
MIT neuroscientists identify memory cells that help us interpret novel situations

MIT neuroscientists identify memory cells that help us interpret novel situations

Memory cells that help to interpret new situations discovered

Memory cells that help to interpret new situations discovered

Scientists model human CMV-induced microcephaly using brain organoids

Scientists model human CMV-induced microcephaly using brain organoids

Olympus announces the 2019 global image of the year award winners

Olympus announces the 2019 global image of the year award winners

Drebrin autoantibodies trigger epilepsy

Drebrin autoantibodies trigger epilepsy

Odor alters how memories are processed in the brain, research reveals

Odor alters how memories are processed in the brain, research reveals

Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain

Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain

NCAM2 protein is a vital factor in the formation of cerebral cortex, neuronal morphogenesis

NCAM2 protein is a vital factor in the formation of cerebral cortex, neuronal morphogenesis

Mouse study shows how associative fear memory is formed in the brain

Mouse study shows how associative fear memory is formed in the brain

BIN1 deficit leads to impaired spatial learning and memory

BIN1 deficit leads to impaired spatial learning and memory

UQ study identifies a major shift in how to treat brain injuries

UQ study identifies a major shift in how to treat brain injuries

Innovative method bolsters memory processes in the brain during sleep

Innovative method bolsters memory processes in the brain during sleep

Researchers uncover novel neurotransmitter system in the brain

Researchers uncover novel neurotransmitter system in the brain

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

Certain drugs can reduce epilepsy risk following traumatic brain injury

Certain drugs can reduce epilepsy risk following traumatic brain injury

What the western diet is doing to your brain

What the western diet is doing to your brain

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

Good blood supply to the brain associated with cognitive performance

Good blood supply to the brain associated with cognitive performance

New study provides clear picture of brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia

New study provides clear picture of brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia

Accumulated brain protein affects genes in Alzheimer's disease

Accumulated brain protein affects genes in Alzheimer's disease