Neurological Investigation Suggests Lost Memories Aren’t Really Lost

December 30, 2014 3:16 PM

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Neurological Investigation Suggests Lost Memories Aren’t Really Lost

Some new research out of the University of California-Los Angele (UCLA) offers some incredible for Alzheimer’s patients in the very near future. A new study demonstrates that memories are not stored in the brain the way that we thought they were. This means that we may be able to restore lost memories.

For a very long time, neuroscientists believed that memories are stored at the synapses. These are the connections between neurons. Furthermore, they believed since Alzheimer’s disease destroys theses synapses, that is why Alzheimer’s patients lose track of their memories.

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