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September 22, 2009 3:19 PM

Researchers unravel brain's wiring to understand memory

Neuroscientists are performing cutting-edge experiments in the latest efforts to understand the mysteries of how the brain learns, remembers and forgets. The work is shedding new light on how the brain handles memory storage, loss, fear, addiction and aging. Some explore the role of sleep — even a brief nap — in consolidating long-term memories.

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