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Study identifies new function for the hippocampus.

The human brain is the source of a person’s thoughts, emotions, perceptions, actions, and memories.  One challenge for neuroscience is to achieve an integrated understanding of brain-wide interactions, particularly the patterns of neural activities giving rise to functions and behavior.   Now, a study from researchers at the University of Hong Kong shows low-frequency activity propagates in the dorsal hippocampal–cortical pathway,

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