Tag: memory

  • Scents Can Trigger, Alter the Ways Memories Are Processed in Mice

    Scents Can Trigger, Alter the Ways Memories Are Processed in Mice

    Researchers have found that scents can trigger memories and alter the way they are processed in mice. This has possible therapeutic applications in humans. The researchers from Boston University recently published their findings in the April 2020 edition of the journal Learning and Memory. Systems Consolidation Theory of Memory The traditional theory known as ‚Äúsystems…

  • Flies Kept in Dark Lose Traumatic Long-Term Memory

    Flies Kept in Dark Lose Traumatic Long-Term Memory

    Fruit flies that were kept in the dark lost long-term memory of a traumatic stress they were exposed to. Scientist from Tokyo Metropolitan University also discovered the specific molecular mechanism that affected long-term memory in these flies. These findings may lead to novel treatments in humans in terms of treating, or even erasing traumatic memories.…