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John Wixted Defines Hippocampus

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Professor John Wixted defines the hippocampus as the brain structure in charge of forming and retrieving episodic memories. A hippocampal lesion would prevent you from forming new memories, and it would affect recent memories that had not been fully consolidated in the neocortex.

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