How Time Is Encoded in Memories
How Time Is Encoded in Memories
Rats and equations help researchers develop a theory of how our brains keep track of when events took place.
How Time Is Encoded in Memories
How Time Is Encoded in Memories

Rats and equations help researchers develop a theory of how our brains keep track of when events took place.

Rats and equations help researchers develop a theory of how our brains keep track of when events took place.

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Unravelling Memory’s Mysteries: A Profile of Elizabeth Buffalo
Unravelling Memory’s Mysteries: A Profile of Elizabeth Buffalo
Diana Kwon | May 1, 2020
Studying nonhuman primates, the University of Washington neuroscientist has identified important features of the neural underpinnings of learning and memory.
Memories Can Distort the Brain’s GPS
Memories Can Distort the Brain’s GPS
Emma Yasinski | Mar 28, 2019
Two independent studies in rats find grid cells, which form the brain’s map, are more plastic than thought and are subject to the influence of reward.
Artificial Intelligence Mimics Navigation Cells in the Brain
Artificial Intelligence Mimics Navigation Cells in the Brain
Diana Kwon | May 10, 2018
An algorithm trained to move through a virtual environment spontaneously generated patterns of activity found in so-called grid neurons.
Mental Speedometer Cells
Mental Speedometer Cells
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 15, 2015
Scientists identify neurons that track speed in the brains of moving rats.