Scientists from America continue research aimed at studying the mechanisms of the development of memory in humans. Data recent discoveries published in the scientific journal Neuroimage.
American scientists have found that the hippocampus, the structure of the brain responsible for storing and playing back memories, develops not only in the first two years, but in the later period.
These are the conclusions of the specialists in the study, with the participation of 39 children. Age of the subjects ranged from 8 to 14 years.
Every child has passed the examination in magnetic resonance imaging scanner. It was found that the hippocampus continues to develop after the age of two. Over time, improve the processes of information storage. Partly this is related to the processes of maturation and increase a child's intellect.