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Brain Mapping Reveals Neurological Basis of Decision-Making in Rats, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study



3/21/2013 7:49:31 AM

Scientists at UC San Francisco have discovered how memory recall is linked to decision-making in rats, showing that measurable activity in one part of the brain occurs when rats in a maze are playing out memories that help them decide which way to turn. The more they play out these memories, the more likely they are to find their way correctly to the end of the maze.



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