Radiotherapy Impacts Memory (image) Society for Neuroscience Share Print E-Mail Caption Left: Both patients and healthy controls recall very old personal memories with similar amounts of detail, whereas patients have difficulty remembering specific episodic details for recently experienced personal events. Right: PFT patients have smaller volume in the hippocampus (shown in green), a brain region that is critical for memory formation. Credit Melanie Sekeres Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.