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Long-Term Memories Are Maintained by Prion-Like Proteins

July 2, 2015

Research from Eric Kandel’s lab has uncovered further evidence of a system in the brain that persistently maintains memories for long periods of time.

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Long term memories are encoded in clumps of protein. When the clumps disappear, so does the memory.

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