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    Exploring the Functions of the Hippocampus in the Brain

    Introduction to the Hippocampus: Anatomy and Location The hippocampus is a small, seahorse-shaped structure located in the medial temporal lobe of the brain. It is named after the Greek word “hippokampos,” which means seahorse. The hippocampus is involved in many important functions, including memory formation and retrieval, spatial navigation, and emotion processing. It is also part of the limbic system,…

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