California Researchers Figured Out How to Erase and Then Restore Memories (Video)

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June 4 2014 12:39 PM

Our New Memory Playground

Researchers show they can erase and then reintroduce memories, at least in rats.

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Researchers at the University of California San Diego write in Nature that they were able to erase and reactivate memories in rats using a series of electrical pulses to the hippocampus.

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