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hippocampus

 partof the limbic system, located in the medial temporallobe. Important for spatial orientation and navigation, and is crucial for memory,in particular the transfer of information from short-term to long-termmemory.

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)