Learning by example in the hippocampus.

Neuron

PubMedID: 24991951

O'Neill J, Csicsvari J. Learning by example in the hippocampus. Neuron. 2014;83(1):8-10.
Learning can be facilitated by previous knowledge when it is organized into relational representations forming schemas. In this issue of Neuron, McKenzie et al. (2014) demonstrate that the hippocampus rapidly forms interrelated, hierarchical memory representations to support schema-based learning.