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Brains Store Temporary Records Before Creating Life-long Memories

2018-08-15T07:00:59+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience, Uncategorized|

A version of this article originally appeared on The Conversation. The first dance at my wedding lasted exactly four minutes and 52 seconds, but I’ll probably remember it for decades. Neuroscientists still don’t entirely understand this: How was my brain able to translate this less-than-five-minute experience into a lifelong memory? Source: Brains Store Temporary Records

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When Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks Your Brain Out of Sync

2018-06-09T14:34:15+00:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Neuroscience, Uncategorized|

Researchers find that when working memory gets overburdened, dialog between three brain regions breaks down. The discovery provides new support for a broader theory about how the brain operates. Source: When Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks Your Brain Out of Sync

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