Unsolved mysteries: the hippocampus.

  title={Unsolved mysteries: the hippocampus.},
  author={Robert L. Isaacson},
  journal={Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience reviews},
  volume={1 2},
The continuing explosion of scientific interest in the hippocampus began in the 1950s, initiated in large part by the recognition of the importance of the observations of hippocampectomized monkeys made by Klüver and Bucy and the remarkable memory loss of patient H. M. following temporal lobe surgery. Subsequent to these studies, research and theories about the hippocampus grew exponentially in number and diversity. As yet, no theory of hippocampal function explains all of the phenomena… CONTINUE READING