When memory-related region of brain is damaged, other areas compensate, study finds

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 08:56 in Psychology & Sociology

Many neuroscientists believe the loss of the brain region known as the amygdala would result in the brain's inability to form new memories with emotional content. New UCLA research indicates this is not so and suggests that when one brain region is damaged, other regions can compensate...

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