Science Daily: Lateral inhibition keeps similar memories apart

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Our brains are able to store memories of very similar events as distinct memories. This, for example, allows you to find your car even though you parked it in a different spot the previous day, and even though the two memories are very similar. Researchers are deciphering how the brain computes this pattern separation in a brain region called the dentate gyrus. (November 2, 2018)

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