Learning and memory: Shaky memories in indelible ink

Abstract

The conversion of a transient memory into its enduring version requires the synthesis of new proteins. Once it crosses that threshold, the memory has been consolidated, built to last. It has become ingrained in the brain, much like signing a document using indelible ink. This is, in a nutshell, one of those rare ideas in the learning and memory literature… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/35036171

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