The Memory Game


Itzak Fried, MD, PhD, talks to John Hamilton of NPR News about how our brains create memories. Researchers are exploring special neurons in the brain’s medial temporal lobe, hoping to unlock how the brain creates memories of experience.

The study may help explain what is going wrong in the medial temporal lobe in people who have trouble making new memories, like people with Alzheimer’s disease. Listen to the story >>

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