The entorhinal cortex plays a major role in memory formation. Two major connections from the entorhinal area input to the hippocampus and are important to preâ€“processing memory information.
The entorhinal cortex plays a major role in memory formation. Two major connections from the entorhinal area (lateral and medial) provide the main input to the hippocampus and are important to preâ€“processing memorable information. The lateral input stream is thought to convey spatial information to the hippocampus, while the medial input stream conveys nonspatial information. The stream of information from the entorhinal cortex, through the dentate gyrus, to the hippocampus is called the perforant path.
entorhinal cortex, memory formation, hippocampus, dentate gyrus, perforant path
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