Apr 11, 2022

A Single Memory Is Stored Across Many Connected Brain Regions

Posted by in categories: mapping, neuroscience

Summary: Brain mapping study reveals memory engrams are widely distributed throughout the brain, including among regions not previously realized.

Source: picower institute for learning and memory.

A new study by scientists at The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT provides the most comprehensive and rigorous evidence yet that the mammalian brain stores a single memory across a widely distributed, functionally connected complex spanning many brain regions, rather than in just one or even a few places.

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