Scientists implant false memories in the brains of mice

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Scientists implant false memories in the brains of mice

Science Recorder | Delila James | Friday, July 26, 2013

Memories are notoriously unreliable--from sometimes garbled childhood recollections to more grave instances involving misidentification of a criminal perpetrator. Now, researchers have demonstrated that erroneous memories can be physically implanted in a mouse’s brain, causing it to mis-remember where an unpleasant experience occurred... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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