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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.
New method reveals the dynamics of cell development and gene activity

New method reveals the dynamics of cell development and gene activity

Dream "hacking" with a novel device

Dream "hacking" with a novel device

Mice born with Fragile X syndrome have fewer cell antennas

Mice born with Fragile X syndrome have fewer cell antennas

The brain builds maps of abstract relationships in the same way as physical spaces

The brain builds maps of abstract relationships in the same way as physical spaces

Calcium channel subunits play a crucial role in neurological disorders

Calcium channel subunits play a crucial role in neurological disorders

Occupational physical stress may be linked to faster brain aging, poorer memory

Occupational physical stress may be linked to faster brain aging, poorer memory

Study reveals brain network mechanism causing spatial memory impairment

Study reveals brain network mechanism causing spatial memory impairment

Oxytocin can help treat cognitive disorders

Oxytocin can help treat cognitive disorders

RNA editing may repair the underlying cause of Rett Syndrome in mouse model

RNA editing may repair the underlying cause of Rett Syndrome in mouse model

Study may lead to new treatments for people with PTSD and memory disorders

Study may lead to new treatments for people with PTSD and memory disorders

New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Study may lead to novel therapeutic targets in certain memory disorders

Study may lead to novel therapeutic targets in certain memory disorders

New treatment approach for Alzheimer's disease

New treatment approach for Alzheimer's disease

GIRK channel activator can provide potential treatments for brain disorders

GIRK channel activator can provide potential treatments for brain disorders

New model helps study human hippocampal neurons

New model helps study human hippocampal neurons

Scientists substantiate the existence of concept cells in the brain

Scientists substantiate the existence of concept cells in the brain

FSU study provides new insights into Alzheimer's disease

FSU study provides new insights into Alzheimer's disease

Study highlights the lasting positive effect of a reward on memory

Study highlights the lasting positive effect of a reward on memory

Study shows how brain synapses change over the course of life

Study shows how brain synapses change over the course of life