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Research on the role of hippocampus in memory consolidation

Zhichen Yan * 1
1 Thomas School

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Theoretical and Natural Science, Vol. 6, 108-113
Published 03 August 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Zhichen Yan. Research on the role of hippocampus in memory consolidation. TNS (2023) Vol. 6: 108-113. DOI: 10.54254/2753-8818/6/20230191.


The length of time needed to recover memories in the hippocampus area varies greatly across the existing theories of system-level consolidation. These competing hypotheses do, however, have connections. The standard consolidation theory, multiple trace theory, and scene construction theory are the three existing models that are examined in this study. After reexamining their features, the authors test whether the three models can be integrated in terms of trace duration and function. It is better to think of the hippocampus's contribution to system-level consolidation as a functional transition from retention to rebuilding through time rather than just a question of persistence. The involvement of the hippocampus in memory retrieval may be fitted into a more thorough model in terms of functional transformation since the two functions, retention and reconstruction, are of equal significance and can scarcely be divided into two sections.


hippocampus, memory consolidation, remote memory, episodic memory


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