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Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen

To Medical Researchers19/02/2016

Neuroscientists have succeeded in activating dormant memory cells in rats. Using weak electrical impulses targeted at previously inactive cells in the hippocampus, the researchers induced the cells to recognize the exact place where the impulse had been first administered. The new study offers insight into the question of how memories are formed within our brains.

Been here before: How the brain builds place memories: Researchers activate previously dormant memory cells
Been here before: How the brain builds place memories: Researchers activate previously dormant memory cells
www.sciencedaily.com Neuroscientists have succeeded in activating dormant memory cells in rats. Using weak electrical impulses targeted at previously inactive cells in the hippocampus, the researchers induced the cells to recognize the exact place where the impulse had...
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