Published Online: 15 JAN 2006
Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science
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O'Keefe, J. 2006. Hippocampus. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. .
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2006
The hippocampus is a cortical structure located in the temporal lobes of the brain. Its role in memory has been extensively investigated in humans and other animals.
- declarative memory;
- episodic memory;
- relational memory;
- place cells;
- place learning