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Neuroscience of finding your lost keys

Ever find yourself racking your brain on a Monday morning to remember where you put your car keys? When you do find those keys, you can thank the hippocampus, a brain region responsible for storing and retrieving memories of different environments -- such as that room where your keys were hiding in an unusual spot. Now, scientists have helped explain how the brain keeps track of the incredibly rich and complex environments people navigate on a daily basis.
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