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The hunting of the hippocampal function

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 February 2010

Wim E. Crusio
Affiliation:
Génétique, Neurogénéique et Comportement, URA 1294 CNRS, UFR Biomédicale, Université Paris V René Descartes, 75270 Paris Cedex 06, France, crusio@citi2.fr

Abstract

Eichenbaum et al.'s (1994a) theory suffers from a lack of ecological validation. It is not at all clear why the hypothesized faculties would have evolved and what their adaptive value would be. I argue that hippocampal function can only be understood if the animal is seen in its natural context.

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