The last few months, I am struggling with my short term memory. A short research and self-analysis led me to share with you the on findings on this topic. My objective is to use these interesting discoveries for your learning curve both for English, and general knowledge. Till next time. Anita H.
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Memories are Made of This
Eric R. Kandel, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, examines whether the brain’s two major memory systems, implicit and explicit, have any common features. Implicit and explicit memory both have a short-term component lasting minutes, such as remembering the telephone number you just looked up, and a long-term component that lasts days, weeks, or a lifetime, such as remembering your mother’s birthday. Short-term memory is mediated by modifications of existing proteins, leading to temporary changes in the strength of communication between nerve cells. In contrast, long-term memory involves…
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