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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.
Pandemic-related stressors have physically altered teens’ brains, study shows

Pandemic-related stressors have physically altered teens’ brains, study shows

Possibility of the first fluid biomarker that reflects brain pathology in primary tauopathies

Possibility of the first fluid biomarker that reflects brain pathology in primary tauopathies

The distinct pathophysiology of ‘SuperAger’ brains

The distinct pathophysiology of ‘SuperAger’ brains

The potential of Sofosbuvir against COVID-19 neurological symptoms

The potential of Sofosbuvir against COVID-19 neurological symptoms

New MRI machine reveals tiny changes in the brain related to transient global amnesia

New MRI machine reveals tiny changes in the brain related to transient global amnesia

Utilizing marine sources to extract DHA to treat Alzheimer’s

Utilizing marine sources to extract DHA to treat Alzheimer’s

What is the role of macrophage origin, function, and heterogeneity in health and disease?

What is the role of macrophage origin, function, and heterogeneity in health and disease?

The roles of innate and adaptive immunity in Alzheimer’s disease development and progression

The roles of innate and adaptive immunity in Alzheimer’s disease development and progression

Understanding the gut-brain connection in metabolic and neurological disorders

Understanding the gut-brain connection in metabolic and neurological disorders

Pregnancy and birthing have long-lasting effects on the maternal brain

Pregnancy and birthing have long-lasting effects on the maternal brain

Long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the brain

Long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the brain

COVID-19 amplifies damage to the central nervous system in Alzheimer's disease

COVID-19 amplifies damage to the central nervous system in Alzheimer's disease

Study uncovers a novel instructive role for the entorhinal cortex

Study uncovers a novel instructive role for the entorhinal cortex

Memory: a revolutionary treatment for mental health disorders and neurodegeneration?

Memory: a revolutionary treatment for mental health disorders and neurodegeneration?

Study provides insight into how sleep and wakefulness regulate inhibitory synapses

Study provides insight into how sleep and wakefulness regulate inhibitory synapses

Does maternal obesity impact fetal brain development?

Does maternal obesity impact fetal brain development?

Dangers of recreational/medical cannabis use

Dangers of recreational/medical cannabis use

During sleep, the hippocampus and neocortex interact in ways that are key to memory formation

During sleep, the hippocampus and neocortex interact in ways that are key to memory formation

Brain development determines nap transitions in early childhood

Brain development determines nap transitions in early childhood

MSU researchers receive $3 million NIH grant to study testosterone’s role in depression

MSU researchers receive $3 million NIH grant to study testosterone’s role in depression