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The Hippocampus Book

Per Andersen, Richard Morris, David Amaral, Tim Bliss, and John O'Keefe

Abstract

The hippocampus is one of a group of remarkable structures embedded within the brain's medial temporal lobe. Long known to be important for memory, it has been a prime focus of neuroscience research for many years. This book aims to facilitate developments in the field in a major way by bringing together contributions by leading international scientists knowledgeable about hippocampal anatomy, physiology, and function. This book offers an up-to-date account of what the hippocampus does, how it does it, and what happens when things go wrong. At the same time, it illustrates how research focusin ... More

Keywords: brain, temporal lobe, memory, neuroscience research, connectivity, synaptic plasticity, cognition, behavior, computational algorithms

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195100273
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100273.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Per Andersen, editor
University of Oslo

Richard Morris, editor
Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh

David Amaral, editor
The MIND Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California-Davis

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