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“Memory” in the Mammalian Brain

Jaichandar Subramanian

Keywords : Neuroscience, Synapse, Synaptic imaging,Memory

Citation Information : Subramanian J. “Memory” in the Mammalian Brain. 2016; 5 (1):31-35.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-5107

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-06-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Understanding the nature of memory storage is one of the holy grails of modern neuroscience. It has long been recognized that memory storage would involve structural changes in the brain. The development of fluorescence labeling and in vivo imaging techniques have shed unprecedented light on how sub-cellular structures in the brain are modified in an experience dependent manner. Here, I review some of the recent findings on the nature of memory traces in the mammalian brain.


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