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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 drug strategy can alleviate multiple behavioral, cellular deficiencies in FXS mouse model

New drug strategy can alleviate multiple behavioral, cellular deficiencies in FXS mouse model

Neurogenesis underlies the brain's capacity for new memories

Neurogenesis underlies the brain's capacity for new memories

Researchers unravel molecular code that shapes complex networks in the brain

Researchers unravel molecular code that shapes complex networks in the brain

Scientists discover brain cell critical to learning and memory

Scientists discover brain cell critical to learning and memory

Short, intensive arithmetic training strengthens neuronal connections between brain regions

Short, intensive arithmetic training strengthens neuronal connections between brain regions

Obesity together with aging may contribute to development of Alzheimer's disease

Obesity together with aging may contribute to development of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists discover new protein involved in neuron formation

Scientists discover new protein involved in neuron formation

Nucleus accumbens plays influential role in enhancing memory network, shows study

Nucleus accumbens plays influential role in enhancing memory network, shows study

Study unravels new piece of information in the Huntington’s disease puzzle

Study unravels new piece of information in the Huntington’s disease puzzle

Study provides insights into how components of different cells in the brain are altered

Study provides insights into how components of different cells in the brain are altered

Patients with mild Alzheimer's disease over age 65 continue to derive benefit from DBS-f treatment

Patients with mild Alzheimer's disease over age 65 continue to derive benefit from DBS-f treatment

Comparative silence between firing spikes of neurons reveals what they are really up to

Comparative silence between firing spikes of neurons reveals what they are really up to

Accelerated brain maturation linked to stress in childhood

Accelerated brain maturation linked to stress in childhood

Scientists locate neurons involved in fear reduction in long-term trauma

Scientists locate neurons involved in fear reduction in long-term trauma

New study gives explanation for food's prominence in memory

New study gives explanation for food's prominence in memory

Research reveals potential new treatment for drug addiction relapse

Research reveals potential new treatment for drug addiction relapse

Researchers identify new form of depression

Researchers identify new form of depression

Researchers investigate role of glutamate in age-associated cognitive disorders

Researchers investigate role of glutamate in age-associated cognitive disorders

Researchers demonstrate synaptic plasticity in new-born neurons

Researchers demonstrate synaptic plasticity in new-born neurons

New model explains how the brain stores memories of tangible events

New model explains how the brain stores memories of tangible events