Mapping memory: the brains behind remembering
Presenter: Eleanor Maguire
Published: January 2010
Age: 18-22 and upwards
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Source/institution: Royal Society
Historically memory research has focussed on the hippocampus, a structure deep in the brain’s temporal lobes. Damage to the hippocampus is known to have a devastating impact on the ability to form new memories as well as compromising recollection of the past.