The Role of the Hippocampus

Think of the hippocampus as the place where short-term memories are processed until they turn into long-term memories. Because H.M. lacked any ability to "remember" postsurgery, doctors and researchers deduced that the hippocampus was the locale where short-term memories turned into long-term memories. Keep in mind that H.M. could recall his life 3 years prior to the removal of his hippocampus. This illustrated the fact that long-term memories were not stored in the hippocampus; they were subsequently believed to be stored in another part of the brain called the neocortex.

Understanding And Treating Autism

Understanding And Treating Autism

Whenever a doctor informs the parents that their child is suffering with Autism, the first & foremost question that is thrown over him is - How did it happen? How did my child get this disease? Well, there is no definite answer to what are the exact causes of Autism.

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