Neuroscience

Who has the better memory—men or women?

In the battle of the sexes, women have long claimed that they can remember things better and longer than men can. A new study proves that middle-aged women outperform age-matched men on all memory measures, although memory ...

Nov 09, 2016
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Full detonation in the hippocampus

Altering synaptic plasticity leads to a computational switch in a hippocampal synapse: the presynaptic neuron turns into 'detonator' mode, causing its postsynaptic partner to fire more readily. This new insight into information ...

Nov 09, 2016
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