edwardhenry

March 14, 2007

Someone’s been watching Eternal Sunshine

Filed under: research, science — ted @ 1:06 pm

On the Nature newsblog:

A single, specific memory has been wiped from the brains of rats, leaving other recollections intact.

The study adds to our understanding of how memories are made and altered in the brain, and could help to relieve sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) of the fearful memories that disrupt their lives.

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