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The junction between the cortex and the brainstem highlights the center of our emotions.
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The hippocampus is responsible for everything you remember, from this morning’s breakfast to your first kiss.
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The hippocampus is the key to your long-term memory.
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Web-like structures surround brain cells helping keep brain activity in check.
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Deep within the brain, a small structure continues to produce new neurons well into adulthood.
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Researchers learned a great deal about memory from a man who lost it.
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A few weeks ago the Nobel Prize Committee announced that John O’Keefe, Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser would be the recipients of the 2014 prize for Physiology and Medicine for their work in deciphering the neural code in the rat hippocampal region
Learn about the developing brain and how your brain changes throughout your lifetime with this comprehensive website.
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The brain has complex architecture crucial to our thoughts and memories.
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Neuroscientist Neil Burgess studies the neural mechanisms that map the space around us, and how they link to memory and imagination.
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Memory is our most prized human treasure. It defines our sense of self, and our ability to navigate the world.
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From remembering a friend's face to figuring out where you left your keys, the act of memory has many dimensions.
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