The hippocampus is a brain structures implicated in learning and memory.
H.M. underwent removal of hippocampus for epilepsy, which left H.M. with anterograde amnesia.
RSA or "theta" an EEG pattern endogenous to the hippocampus
Kindling is a model of epilepsy whereby brief "afterdischarge" are triggered, eventually
generating full seizures.
LTP is an enduring increase in synaptic efficacy after high frequency bursts
and is best neuroplasticity for modelling memory processes.
Place Cells / Fields
Hippocampal place cells fire in complex spike bursts in a specific location or place field.
Santiago Ramon Y Cajal
Spanish Neuroanatomist who is father of modern Neuroscience.
About Eric L. Hargreaves