memory

Erasure of negative memories one step closer to reality

Published: 27Jun2017

Scientists have known for some time that a memory is stored in the brain through changes in the strength of particular synapses, the structures that pass signals between neurons. However, how the...

Erasure of negative memories one step closer to reality

Published: 27Jun2017

Different forms of memory exist in the same neuron and can be manipulated separately...

Improving memory with magnets

Published: 28Mar2017

The ability to remember sounds, and manipulate them in our minds, is incredibly important to our daily lives — without it we would not be able to understand a sentence, or do simple arithmetic. New...

What is your memory style?

Published: 15Dec2015

Why is it that some people have richly detailed recollection of past experiences (episodic memory), while others tend to remember just the facts without details (semantic memory)?...

Brain development controlled by epigenetic factor

Published: 10Mar2015

McGill researchers have discovered, for the first time, the importance of a key epigenetic regulator in the development of the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with learning, memory and...

Memory and Alzheimer’s: towards a better comprehension

Published: 3Sep2014

A study just published in the prestigious Nature Neuroscience journal by, Sylvain Williams, PhD, and his team, of the Research Centre of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill...

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