Storage of information and retrieving it whenever required is an important and complex function of the brain.
The part of brain which are responsible for memory are
1. Hippocampus is a part of brain responsible for retaining information for a longer period which is also called as Long term memories.
2. Prefrontal Cortex of the brain is responsible for retaining information for short period. They are called Short term memories
3. Cerebral Cortex of the brain is responsible for important functionalities of the brain such as memory, thinking, learning, reasoning, analyzing, emotions, consciousness and senses.