Scientists identify the segmentation and consolidation mechanism of long-term memories

Posted by on November 28, 2017 1:09 pm
Categories: health

A study has identified a neural mechanism in humans that allows us to segment our experience in discrete memory units. According to the research, the brain identifies context changes as ‘frontiers’ in the flow of our experience and uses them to fragment the course of events into small units of memory that can be stored long-term.

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