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Memory Link To Hippocampus Discovered


A recent study published in Science (October 2011) indicates a new discovery has been made as to how the brain connects to form memories of events that happen close together, and could play a major role in furthering research on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, led [...]

Memory Link To Hippocampus Discovered2016-10-22T09:07:38+00:00

Neocortex, and not Hippocampus, May Form Memories


For decades scientists have theorized that memories are formed in the hippocampus and then move to the neocortex for long-term storage. They believe this process takes place as we sleep. This concept has been researched recently by a study conducted by Brown University and previously thought theories have been dispelled. Lead neuroscientist, Mayank Mehta working [...]

Neocortex, and not Hippocampus, May Form Memories2016-10-22T09:06:56+00:00