In this video, I cover the hippocampus. I discuss its location in the temporal lobe as well as the other structures that surround it and make up the hippocampal formation, such as the dentate gyrus and hippocampal gyrus. I also describe the flow of information through the hippocampus, starting at the entorhinal cortex and traveling through the dentate gyrus, hippocampus, subiculum, and then to several different pathways and areas.
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