Latest Declarative memory Stories
In a recent study conducted by the University of California’s Riverside and San Diego campuses, researchers were able to delve further into the known sleep mechanisms to identify how the brain consolidates emotional memory.
A team of sleep researchers led by UC Riverside psychologist Sara C. Mednick has confirmed the mechanism that enables the brain to consolidate memory and found that a commonly prescribed sleep aid enhances the process.
Ben W. Strowbridge, PhD, Professor of Neurosciences and Physiology/Biophysics, and Robert A. Hyde, a fourth year MD/PhD student in the neurosciences graduate program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, have discovered how to store diverse forms of artificial short-term memories in isolated brain tissue.
“I’ll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time,” says the character Aaron in the 1987 movie Broadcast News.
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.