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How Memories Form and Fade

News   Aug 27, 2019 | Original story from Caltech

 
How Memories Form and Fade

These are diagrams of neural activity in the hippocampus, recorded from a mouse as it learned about a new environment. Colors correspond to unique locations within the new space. Over time and continued exposure to the arena, the mouse forms stable memories by recruiting teams of neurons to encode for the location. Credit: Caltech

 
 
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