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A new technique reveals certain neuronal connections grow larger and denser when memories are made.

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image: Neurons Compete to Form Memories

Neurons Compete to Form Memories

By Tanya Lewis | July 21, 2016

The same populations of brain cells encode memories that occur close together in time, according to new research.

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Manipulating Mouse Memory

By Chris Palmer | July 25, 2013

Researchers deliver bursts of light to specific cells in the mouse hippocampus to implant false memories about a fearful event.

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Old Memories Excavated

By Sabrina Richards | March 26, 2012

Scientists use molecular techniques to reawaken memories in mice.

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