Neuroscience Series

What is the Hippocampus?

The hippocampus, named for its seahorse-like shape, is the site of episodic and autobiographical memory.  Memories with “what, where, when” components are woven into narrative form thanks to the hippocampus.  It also manages spatial navigation and combines previous memories with new events to create novel precepts.  Next time you see an old friend and recognize […]

Neuron

Bonus Episode: Modifying Memory

For the original article we discuss in this post, go here.