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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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Special brain waves during sleep separate information to remember from what’s worth forgetting — unless the brainstem gets in the way.
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A man’s amnesia after brain surgery revealed important clues about the neurobiology of memory.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 26, 2020.
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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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People with aphantasia are incapable of forming mental images.
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The junction between the cortex and the brainstem highlights the center of our emotions.
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There are many little problems to handle well before your day starts, but your brain is there to get you through it all.
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Recalling skills often depends on returning to your state of mind — or environment — where you first learned it.
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Our capacity to learn and remember and to feel a range of emotions all arise from signaling in distinct regions of the brain.
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