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Image of the Day: Memory Jogger
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 12, 2018
Scientists can livestream how the mouse brain’s hippocampus maps the physical world and accesses those memories.
Image of the Day: Hippocampal Jalapeno
Staff | Aug 30, 2017
To tease apart brain regions involved in forming versus remembering memories, scientists engineered mice whose brain cells could be manipulated and tagged.
Retrieving Short-Term Memories
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 1, 2016
Neurons can continue to capture a short-term memory without continuous firing, researchers show.
Neuroscience of Early-Life Learning in
Uri Bram | Feb 11, 2016
Scientists identify the brain circuits with which newly hatched nematodes form and retrieve a lifelong aversive olfactory memory.
Fixing Fearful Memories
Abby Olena | Jan 20, 2014
Remote memories can be modified in the presence of a drug that induces epigenetic changes to DNA.
Blocking Memories to Treat Alcoholism
Bob Grant | Jun 25, 2013
Targeting a molecular pathway involved with learning and memory helps rats with a taste for booze wean themselves off of the sauce.
Watching the Brain Remember
Sabrina Richards | May 16, 2013
For the first time, researchers visualize zebrafish memory retrieval in real time.