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The entorhinal cortex (EC) is an important memory center in the brain. The EC forms the input to the hippocampus and is responsible for the pre-processing of the input signals. In the eyeblink reflex, the association of impulses from the eye and the ear occurs in the entorhinal cortex. The EC-hippocampus system plays an important role in memory consolidation and memory optimization in sleep Memory is a property of the human mind: the ability to retain information. ... In the anatomy of animals, the brain, or encephalon, is the supervisory center of the nervous system. ... The location of the hippocampus in the human brain. ... An eye is an organ that detects light. ... For an alternative meaning, see ear (botany). ... The Entorhinal Cortex (EC) is a major part of the hippocampal formation, and is reciprocally connected with the hippocampus. ... The broad definition of memory consolidation is the process by which recent memories are crystallised into long-term memory. ... A girl quietly at sleep Sleep is the fundamental anabolic process common to all life forms, plant and animal. ...

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