Another paper in eLife

The context in which an event occurs plays a large role in how the brain understands and responds to the event. While a key part of context is where we are, contexts can also change within the same space: different meetings are held at different times and with different people in the same room, and a grassy field can be a place of intense competition or a place to relax and gaze at clouds. However, we have little understanding of how the brain sets up and maintains a sense of context. A region of the brain called the lateral entorhinal cortex (LEC) responds to events as they happen, but may also maintain a record of past experiences, and helps us to learn new associations between events. To

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