The Hippocampal Formation

Andersen Per, Morris Richard, David G Amaral, Bliss Tim, O'Keefe K. John

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This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the reasons behind the interest of scientists in the hippocampus. It then considers the importance of studying the hippocampus on its own, followed by discussion of the contemporary era of hippocampal research that started in the 1960s. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Hippocampus Book
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199864133, 9780195100273
StatePublished - May 1 2009


  • Brain
  • Hippocampus
  • Ippocampal research
  • Neuroscience research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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