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Memory: Anatomical Organization of Candidate Brain Regions

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Higher Functions of the Brain

  1. David G. Amaral

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010507

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Amaral, D. G. 2011. Memory: Anatomical Organization of Candidate Brain Regions. Comprehensive Physiology. 211–294.

Author Information

  1. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Relationship Between Association Cortices and Medial Temporal Lobe
  • 2
    Anatomy of Hippocampal Formation
    • 2.1
      Species Differences
    • 2.2
      Nomenclature
    • 2.3
      Subdivisions
    • 2.4
      Intrinsic Circuitry
    • 2.5
      Hippocampal Topography
    • 2.6
      Extrinsic Connections
    • 2.7
      Immunohistochemical Studies of Neuroactive Substances
  • 3
    Anatomy of Mamillary Complex
    • 3.1
      Intrinsic Organization
    • 3.2
      Afferents
    • 3.3
      Efferents
    • 3.4
      Connections of Associated Nuclei
  • 4
    Anatomy of Amygdaloid Complex
    • 4.1
      Nomenclature and Subdivisions
    • 4.2
      Intrinsic Circuitry
    • 4.3
      Extrinsic Connections
    • 4.4
      Neuroactive Substances
  • 5
    Comparison of Organization of Amygdaloid Complex and Hippocampal Formation
  • 6
    Anatomy of Mediodorsal Nucleus of Thalamus
    • 6.1
      Intrinsic Organization
    • 6.2
      Cortical Connections
    • 6.3
      Subcortical Connections
  • 7
    Neuropathology of Memory-Related Structures in Alzheimer's Disease
    • 7.1
      Hippocampal Formation
    • 7.2
      Amygdaloid Complex
    • 7.3
      Mamillary Complex and Mediodorsal Thalamus
    • 7.4
      Loss of Neuroactive Substances in Alzheimer-Affected Hippocampal Formation
  • 8
    Temporal Stem Hypothesis Revisited
  • 9
    Are There Additional Candidate Structures?