Pyramidal cells in the CA2 region of the hippocampus are responsible for storing critical timing information.
A new NIH grant will allow Virginia Tech researchers to explore the mechanisms of social memory in the hippocampus.
A new study reports the CA2 region of the hippocampus controls both higher order cognition, like social memory, and instinctual behaviors, such as aggression. The findings could shed light on why abnormal social behaviors may occur in schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses.
In order to make informed choices, rats replay past experiences, a new study reports.
Study reveals how the CA2 region of the hippocampus plays a key role in long-term memory consolidation.