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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.
Researchers report how a popular antidepressant drug could rewire the brain

Researchers report how a popular antidepressant drug could rewire the brain

Age-related risk of Alzheimer's explained at the molecular level

Age-related risk of Alzheimer's explained at the molecular level

Study reveals how protein mutation is involved in Christianson syndrome

Study reveals how protein mutation is involved in Christianson syndrome

Sleep makes synapses ready for new learning

Sleep makes synapses ready for new learning

A short bout of exercise improves brain function, study reveals

A short bout of exercise improves brain function, study reveals

A non-coding RNA may play major role in memory formation

A non-coding RNA may play major role in memory formation

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Sleep decline in one's 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

Sleep decline in one's 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover 'mystical' psychedelic compound in normal brains

Researchers discover 'mystical' psychedelic compound in normal brains

Immature mood neurons develop during adolescence

Immature mood neurons develop during adolescence

Blood pressure drug appears to be helpful for people with Alzheimer's disease

Blood pressure drug appears to be helpful for people with Alzheimer's disease

Research opens up new avenues for understanding the causes of schizophrenia

Research opens up new avenues for understanding the causes of schizophrenia

Scientists improve working memory by extending brain signals

Scientists improve working memory by extending brain signals

Polycomb protein EED plays a complex role in brain development

Polycomb protein EED plays a complex role in brain development

Early life adversity and high levels of FKBP5 protein amplify anxiety-like behavior

Early life adversity and high levels of FKBP5 protein amplify anxiety-like behavior

CAPON protein may facilitate link between two most well-known Alzheimer's culprits

CAPON protein may facilitate link between two most well-known Alzheimer's culprits

Diabetes drug reduces anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Diabetes drug reduces anxiety-like behaviors in mice

Study searches for the origins of depressive symptoms in Huntington's disease

Study searches for the origins of depressive symptoms in Huntington's disease

Study sheds light on design of pharmacological strategies to treat depression in Huntington's disease

Study sheds light on design of pharmacological strategies to treat depression in Huntington's disease

Dysfunctional neurons repaired in dementia mouse model

Dysfunctional neurons repaired in dementia mouse model