Lookup NU author(s): Dr Sinead Mullally
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The hippocampus is one of the most closely scrutinized brain structures in neuroscience. While traditionally associated with memory and spatial cognition, in more recent years it has also been linked with other functions, including aspects of perception and imagining fictitious and future scenes. Efforts continue apace to understand how the hippocampus plays such an apparently wide-ranging role. Here we consider recent developments in the field and in particular studies of patients with bilateral hippocampal damage. We outline some key findings, how they have subsequently been challenged, and consider how to reconcile the disparities that are at the heart of current lively debates in the hippocampal literature.
Author(s): Maguire EA, Intraub H, Mullally SL
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Print publication date: 01/10/2016
Online publication date: 14/08/2015
Acceptance date: 01/01/1900
Date deposited: 14/11/2016
ISSN (print): 1073-8584
ISSN (electronic): 1089-4098
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
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