Tag: "forgetting" at biology news
Wrapping a memory with an experience, capacity for recollection detected in non-human species
...er test of the controls showed that, in the normal forgetting
process, familiarity fades quickly while recollection persists, precisely the opposite pattern observed in the animals without a hippocampus. This combination of results provides strong evidence that animals, contrary to Aristotle's contention, exhi...
Sleep boosts ability to learn language, University of Chicago researchers find
... in performance during the day was due to students forgetting
what they'd learned, their listening to other speech or their thinking about unrelated issues during the day. "If performance is reduced by interference, sleep might strengthen relevant associations and weaken irrelevant associations, improving acce...
JCI table of contents, July 1 2003
...sant memories: remembering immune protection while forgetting
about graft-versus-host disease AUTHOR CONTACT: Paul M. Sondel University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Phone: 608-263-9069 Fax: 608-263-4226 Email: email@example.com View the PDF of this commentary at: https://www.the-jci.org/press/19095...
Alzheimer's genetic susceptibility could bring fear and misunderstanding, religious scholars say
...l unnecessary anxiety over ordinary events such as forgetting
where one parked the car, when in fact many people with an e4 allele never get Alzheimer disease, and many people without the susceptibility allele do get the disease. (d) Even though the susceptibility information is not predictive for anyone, it wo...
Different Molecular Events Underly Experience-Dependent Loss And Gain Of The Function Of The Developing Brain
...nderly the mechanisms of learning and forgetting
in the mature brain. The developing visual cortex is an excellent model system to study both forms of plasticity. In this structure the information of both eyes converges and thereby allows depth-vision through ...