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Learning and memory

smelling roses in sleep
03.08.2020

A unique sleep experiment to uncover brain activity comes up smelling of roses 

Emotional Rehearsal
03.03.2020

As neuron triplets fire, they "go over" certain lessons

brain wave illustration
15.08.2019

Weizmann Institute scientists have uncovered a neuronal mechanism central to human free recall

calcium spikes in spines
04.07.2019

Healthy nerve cell communication depends on calcium ions. A new study reveals how the ions get to the right place at the right time.

inhaling and thinking
20.03.2019

Subjects given problems to solve as they inhaled did better on tests

spiegel_neurons
03.12.2018

A unique neural circuit in the cortex controls how internal states affect our ability to learn from outside experience

faces and firing neurons
16.11.2017

How does the brain impose boundaries on free recollection?

timestamp for the brain
09.05.2016

Patterns of nerve cell activity act as a "timestamp" in our brain

Day 3 of the fMRI experiment
04.05.2016

Subject's brains in an fMRI experiment showed the preferred pattern after three days

smoked fish
12.11.2014

Volunteers smoked less after a night of olfactory conditioning

 

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