and another quickie question....hippocampus this time...

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Sun Feb 18 02:09:52 EST 2001

In article <96kbc3$rv13 at>, "Andrew T. Austin" 
<slightlynervous at> wrote:

> Is there any difference in the function of memory played between the left
> and right hippocampus's?
> tia,
> Andrew "should it be hippocampii?" Austin.

Yes, it is just like you would expect -- i.e., verbal (left) and spatial 
(right), but the effects of losing one is not nearly equal to half of 
the effect of losing both... the amnesia is mild

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