Neural signature of 'mental time travel': Memories formed in the same context become linked, evidence shows

Monday, July 18, 2011 - 18:30 in Psychology & Sociology

Almost everyone has experienced one memory triggering another, but explanations for that phenomenon have proved elusive. Now, researchers have provided the first neurobiological evidence that memories formed in the same context become linked, the foundation of the theory of episodic memory.

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