Apr 18, 2022

Memory Is Formed Through Rewiring of Global Network Among Pre-existing Local Neuronal Ensembles

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Summary: Information about new experiences is retained by being tied to pre-existing activity patterns in the brain. Memory is acquired when the patterns are connected to each other across brain regions via transient bursts of activity.

Source: Osaka Metropolitan University.

In the brain, neuronal ensembles that bear the memory of an experience existed beforehand, suggesting a paradox that we already know what we are about to know.

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