MIT Research NewsApril 10, 2017
How Memories Form
New findings challenge standard model of memory consolidation.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office
When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of the brain called the hippocampus.Those memories are later “consolidated” — that is, transferred to another part of the brain for longer-term storage.
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