The hippocampus is closely aligned to memory formation. It is an important early storage place for longâ€“term memory, and is involved in the transition to more enduring permanent memory.
The hippocampus is the structure in the brain most closely aligned to memory formation. It is important as an early storage place for longâ€“term memory, and it is involved in the transition of longâ€“term memory to even more enduring permanent memory. The hippocampus also plays an important role in spatial navigation.
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The subiculum is the main output region of the hippocampus and is important to learning and memory. It plays a role in spatial navigation, symbol processing, and the stress response.
2329. The Brain Rewad System - Brain Structures
Doctor Abraham Zangen discusses the key structures underlying the brain reward system, a complex neural network that includes the nucleus accumbens and hippocampus.
1202. Hippocampus and Memory (1)
Professor Eric Kandel discusses the importance of the hippocampus in the formation of long-term memories.
1281. CA1 and Spatial Memory
Professor Eric Kandel explains that the CA1 region of the hippocampus is important for representing and remembering spaces.
1239. Hippocampus and Conscious Memory
Professor Karim Nader explains that different brain regions are responsible for different types of memory. The hippocampus mediates conscious memory.
1233. Hard-wired Memories
Professor Karim Nader explains that long-term memories are traditionally thought of as being fixed in the brain.
1997. Learning and memory
Learning and memory are two intimately linked cognitive processes that stem from interactions with the environment (experience).
844. Sleeping Brain
In the sleeping brain, the hippocampus strengthens memory by going over the day’s events.
1275. About the CREB Gene
Professor Ron Davis explains that the gene CREB is important to memory. Blocking CREB expression, blocks short-term memory formation.
811. The Glutamate System
Professor Trevor Robbins describes some of the key functions of the excitatory glutamate system, which is integral to information processing and long-term potentiation.