Assembling and disassembling the nervous system
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Dr. Christopher Deppmann, Ph.D.
Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program
Departments of Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, and Neuroscience
University of Virginia
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When we remember events which occurred recently, the hippocampus is activated. This area in the temporal lobe of the brain is a hub for learning and memory. But what happens, if we try to remember things that took place years or decades ago?
Neuroscientists now have been able to give some answers to this question. They reveal that the neural networks involved in retrieving very old memories…