Hip, Hipper, Hippocampus - Podcast

FOR 2812 members Nikolai Axmacher and Sen Cheng talk about the hippocampus in the SFB 1280's latest podcast (episode 9) "Hip, Hipper, Hippocampus"  in the series "Can you forget? - The podcast on learning, forgetting and remembering".

Join Rainer Holl on a virtual journey to learn:

  • what the hippocampus is, where it is located and what tasks it performs
  • about the different formats of memories 
  • how different contexts can affect your memory's performance
  • how traces of experiences can be studied in the brain
  • how complex neural networks can be simplified and studied using computer simulations based on mathematical models
  • what role AI and robots play in this process

…and much more.

This podcast is only available in German. 

The research unit FOR 2812 "Constructing scenarios of the past: A new framework in episodic memory" is a project funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). The research unit studies the cognitive and neuronal mechanisms underlying scenario construction in episodic memory. We employ and integrate approaches from Philosophy, Psychology, and Experimental and Computational Neuroscience.


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