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Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
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Scientists continue to learn about the neurobiology and architecture of the different types of memory.
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It’s hard to describe what an emotion is — let alone how many of them there are or whether everyone experiences the same ones. But we do know this: emotions arise from activity in distinct parts of the brain.
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Processing in the brain’s “reward system” drives our motivated behavior.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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