Scientists Just Transferred Memories... Between Sea Slugs

9 months ago
Scientists were able to transfer a specific memory from one sea slug to another! And research suggests that focusing on your breathing could help you focus on other things as well!

Thumbnail Credit: Bédécarrats et al., eNeuro (2018)

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Sources:
https://doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0038-18.2018
https://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2018-05/sfn-mtb050818.php
http://www.molluscs.at/gastropoda/index.html?/gastropoda/morphology/nervous_system.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18997122
https://academic.oup.com/hmg/article/15/suppl_1/R17/632705
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3521964/
http://learnmem.cshlp.org/content/23/10/587.full
http://dev.biologists.org/content/139/15/2792?ijkey=1cce4c48adde1dc432e78b40297eef743fbb52e3&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5310836/

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/psyp.13091
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/tcd-tym051018.php
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2929404/

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Scientists Just Transferred Memories... Between Sea Slugs

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