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Hippocampus

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The hippocampus is closely aligned to memory formation. It is an important early storage place for long–term memory, and is involved in the transition to more enduring permanent memory.
Transcript:
The hippocampus is the structure in the brain most closely aligned to memory formation. It is important as an early storage place for long–term memory, and it is involved in the transition of long–term memory to even more enduring permanent memory. The hippocampus also plays an important role in spatial navigation.
Keywords:
hippocampus, brain, long term memory, spatial, memory, navigation
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