Thanks For The Memories

from the Monkey's-Paw dept

Some researchers are doing strange science that involves improving the memories of mice. That sounds sounds all fine and dandy, until they suggested that the increased memory may not allow mice to forget painful experiences. Put a mouse through a maze that involves punishment, and a supermouse will remember the painful reward longer than a normal mouse.
(Or maybe the supermouse is smarter?) So next time you wish you had a better memory, be careful what you wish for.

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