Layman's question on the biology of Long-term memory.
Didier A. Depireux
didier at tango.isr.umd.edu
Fri Apr 12 21:44:58 EST 2002
Odhinn <odhinn at hushmail.com> wrote:
> I have gone through a good bit of material on the internet trying to
> find the answer to this question: Where does long-term memory reside
> in the brain? I know the neocortex has a function in forming them,
Nobody knows, is the correct answer. The hippocampus is necessary for
_making_ memories. That's just about the only thing we are pretty sure of.
Where the memories are is unknown.
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