WOROI: 41 - Hippocampal formationA region consisting of the hippocampus and the dentate gyrus according to NeuroNames. The Mai atlas includes the uncus. Witter and Amaral (2004) take it to include the dentate gyrus, the hippocampus (proper) and the subiculum.
External databasesBrainInfo: 159
|Medial temporal brain regions such as the hippocampal formation and parahippocampal cortex have been generally implicated in navigation and visual memory||R. Epstein; N. Kanwisher. A cortical representation of the local visual environment. Nature 392(6676):598-601, 1998. PMID: 9560155. DOI: 10.1038/33402. WOBIB: 27.|
|In fact, it has been argued that associative recognition in humans is critically dependent on the hippocampal formation (HF)||Emrah Düzel; Reza Habib; Michael Rotte; Sebastian Guderian; Endel Tulving; Hans-Jochen Heinze. Human hippocampal and parahippocampal activity during visual associative recognition memory for spatial and nonspatial stimulus configurations. Journal of Neuroscience 23(28):9439-9444, 2003. PMID: 14561873. FMRIDCID: . WOBIB: 146.|