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What Is the Hippocampus? The 3 Main Functions of our Hippocampus

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read

The human brain is a complex network of neural and synaptic connectivity. The hippocampus and other brain structure areas, like the prefrontal cortex, amygdala, hypothalamus, and thalamus, work together to produce our feelings, thoughts, personality, and behavior, along with our other natural bodily functions.