Psychology & Psychiatry

Traumatic memories can rewire the brain: Study

Scientists have long speculated about the physical changes that occur in the brain when a new memory is formed. Now, research from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) has shed light on this intriguing ...


Seamlessly multiplexing memory storage and recall

Every day, we store memories, some of which we are able to recall later. But while we do so, do we keep on storing? Yes, because we cannot afford to stop memory formation while we are retrieving prior ones. Imagine, for instance, ...


Vascular cells found to be crucial in forming long-term memories

Research on long-term memories has largely focused on the role of neurons—the brain's nerve cells. However, in recent years, scientists are discovering that other cell types are also vital in memory formation and storage.

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