The Hippocampus Book

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

Published in print December 2006 | ISBN: 9780195100273
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864133 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Neuroscience Series

The Hippocampus Book

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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...

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

Book.  852 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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