The hippocampus is =not= a 'spatial' map

k p Collins kpaulc at [----------]earthlink.net
Fri Jan 23 23:19:15 EST 2004


Thank You, Kindly, John.

ken

"John H." <johnh at faraway.> wrote in message
news:4010a385 at dnews.tpgi.com.au...
> The below is a paper I browsed last night and found quite interesting. The
> author argues that the hippocampus acts as a type of monitor of various
body
> states and supports his argument by references to a great many receptors
and
> ligands found in the hippocampus. He makes the interesting observation
that
> the famous HM not only had no long term memory, but rarely reported
feeling
> hungry, tired etc and was pain tolerant. Thus, to use Ken's terminology,
the
> hippo acts as a super configuration system.
>
>
> John H.
> [...]






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