Frequently, as many as one thousand signals rain down on a single neuron simultaneously. To ensure that precise signals are delivered, the brain possesses a sophisticated inhibitory system. Scientists have now illuminated how this system works.
Researchers report huntingtin plays a critical role in long-term memory.
A new Scientific Reports study reveals alcohol may have a surprising effect on learning and memory. Researchers found those who drank alcohol following a learned word task had better recollection of the terms they learned the next day than those who did not drink.
A new study reveals a possible biochemical mechanism which underlies the formation of long-term memories.
According to a new study, our understanding of how a key part of our brain works could well be wrong.