Firing patterns of neurons that occurred following a word-learning task are replayed fractions of a second later, before recalling the words. Findings suggest the brain uses distinct firing patterns to store and replay memories.
Were we as hedonistic as we remember as teens? Most likely not. Researchers look at how we recall memories of our past years and how our youthful experiences helped us form our current identities.
Researchers investigate why two people who experience the same event often have different memories of what occurred.
Researchers report Orb2 plays a vital role in memory formation and retrieval in fruit flies. Additionally, JJJ2 appears to assist Orb2 in the formation of long term memory.
Researchers report the successful memory encoding and retrieval occurs in the dorsal area of the rat hippocampus.
A new study claims researchers have been able to reactivate memories which could not otherwise be retrieved by using optogenetics.