Recurring Memory Traces Boost Long-Lasting Memories, University of Bonn Study

Published: Dec 05, 2013

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While the human brain is in a resting state, patterns of neuronal activity which are associated to specific memories may spontaneously reappear. Such recurrences contribute to memory consolidation -- i.e. to the stabilization of memory contents. Scientists of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University of Bonn are reporting these findings in the current issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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