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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.
KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Study sheds light on molecular underpinnings of long-term memory

Study sheds light on molecular underpinnings of long-term memory

Polβ enzyme prevents breakdown of DNA in the hippocampus region

Polβ enzyme prevents breakdown of DNA in the hippocampus region

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

Disrupted brain remapping causes spatial memory impairment in Alzheimer's

Disrupted brain remapping causes spatial memory impairment in Alzheimer's

Recalling memories from an observer-like perspective activates different parts of the brain

Recalling memories from an observer-like perspective activates different parts of the brain

West Virginia University performs revolutionary Alzheimer's treatment

West Virginia University performs revolutionary Alzheimer's treatment

Granule cells operate as gatekeepers

Granule cells operate as gatekeepers

New method reveals the dynamics of cell development and gene activity

New method reveals the dynamics of cell development and gene activity

Animals think probabilistically to distinguish contexts, research suggests

Animals think probabilistically to distinguish contexts, research suggests

Novel therapeutics targeting primary cilia may reverse neurodevelopmental disorders

Novel therapeutics targeting primary cilia may reverse neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers identify the role of calcium channel subunits in synapse development

Researchers identify the role of calcium channel subunits in synapse development

New radiotracer provides a quantitative measure of disease progression after stroke

New radiotracer provides a quantitative measure of disease progression after stroke

Brain's dedicated immune cells clear paths through 'scaffolding' to let neurons talk

Brain's dedicated immune cells clear paths through 'scaffolding' to let neurons talk

Scientists substantiate the existence of concept cells in the brain

Scientists substantiate the existence of concept cells in the brain

Inhibitory interneurons excite the developing brain, study finds

Inhibitory interneurons excite the developing brain, study finds

A New Imaging Approach To See Multiple Proteins Simultaneously

A New Imaging Approach To See Multiple Proteins Simultaneously

Memory cells that help to interpret new situations identified

Memory cells that help to interpret new situations identified