News tagged with memory disorders

Forgetting is actively regulated

In order to function properly, the human brain requires the ability not only to store but also to forget: Through memory loss, unnecessary information is deleted and the nervous system retains its plasticity. A disruption ...

Mar 13, 2014
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How memory and schizophrenia are connected

Many psychiatric disorders are accompanied by memory deficits. Basel scientists have now identified a network of genes that controls fundamental properties of neurons and is important for human brain activity, memory and ...

Feb 13, 2014
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Medial prefrontal cortex linked to fear response

(Medical Xpress)—In a new paper published in the current issue of Neuron, Harvard Medical School researchers at McLean Hospital report that increased activity in the medial prefrontal cortex of the brain is linked to decreased ...

Dec 04, 2013
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