Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?
Stories Tagged "memory"
With the invention of optogenetics and other technologies, researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
Neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower Institute have demonstrated that optogenetics can be used to place false memories in the brains of lab rodents.
Neuroscientists Daniela Schiller says every time you recall a memory, it changes, and that can be a useful thing.
Researchers manipulate mouse neurons to create a false memory; the work could lead to a better understanding of how memories form.
A scientist who has anguished over terrors in her family’s history explores how people might erase the trauma from memories.
Enhancing the flow of information through the brain could be crucial to making neuroprosthetics practical.
A maverick neuroscientist believes he has deciphered the code by which the brain forms long-term memories.
As the world’s population of older people rapidly grows in the coming years, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will become a health-care disaster.