Category Archives: Memory

PKMZeta: a name to remember.

We all know what it feels like to remember something, like your first kiss or childhood home, but where in your brain are these memories stored, how do we gain access to them and is it possible to enhance or remove … Continue reading

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Your plastic brain

As part of my undergraduate degree I spent a number of sessions studying the anatomical details of preserved human brains. I’m not sure why, but part of me naively expected there to be something awe-inspiringly beautiful about the organ which … Continue reading

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Seahorse and friends: a stroll down memory lane.

I think it’s fitting to begin my first official ‘factual’ post with a fun filled, informal yet informative, trip through my own area of research. I study a region of the brain known as the hippocampus. This area takes its … Continue reading

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