Episodic Memories: How do the Hippocampus and the Entorhinal Ring Attractors Cooperate to Create Them?

  title={Episodic Memories: How do the Hippocampus and the Entorhinal Ring Attractors Cooperate to Create Them?},
  author={Kriszti{\'a}n A. Kov{\'a}cs},
  journal={Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience},
  • K. Kovács
  • Published 10 September 2020
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience
The brain is capable of registering a constellation of events, encountered only once, as an episodic memory that can last for a lifetime. As evidenced by the clinical case of the patient HM, memories preserving their episodic nature still depend on the hippocampal formation, several years after being created, while semantic memories are thought to reside in neocortical areas. The neurobiological substrate of one-time learning and life-long storing in the brain, that must exist at the cellular… 
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