DailyDirt: Making Memories

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Sometimes remembering things isn't as easy as we'd like, and sometimes it'd be nice to be able to conveniently forget some memories. Plenty of folks are researching how memory works, but it's still a pretty big mystery exactly how our brains store so much information -- and which information to forget. Here are just a few interesting links on making (and un-making) some memories. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

Filed Under: brain, lab mice, memory, mind, superior autobiographical memory, therapeutic forgetting

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    Lennart Regebro, 22 Aug 2012 @ 6:45pm

    "Currently, implanting false memories in lab mice involves some combination of genetic engineering, boxes, electrical shocks, brain implants and drug injections", Tom recalled. "And these procedures aren't recommended for humans yet" he smiled savagely.

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