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Howard B. Eichenbaum (October 16, 1947 – July 21, 2017) was an American psychologist and neuroscientist of Jewish descent.[1]

He studied the hippocampus.[2] He was a university professor and director of the Center for Memory and Brain at Boston University, having previously worked at Wellesley College. He was the editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Hippocampus.

Eichenbaum died on July 21, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts from complications of back surgery at the age of 69.[3]


  2. Kraus BJ, Robinson RJ 2nd, White JA, Eichenbaum H, Hasselmo ME. (2013) Hippocampal "time cells": time versus path integration. Neuron. 78(6):1090-101.
  3. Brown, Joel (2017-07-24). "BU's Howard Eichenbaum Dies at 69". BU Today. Boston University. Retrieved 2017-07-24. 

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