Sea snails help scientists explore a possible way to enhance memory

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 14:30 in Biology & Nature

Efforts to help people with learning impairments are being aided by a species of sea snail. The mollusk, which is used by researchers to study the brain, has much in common with other species including humans. Neuroscientists have used this animal model to test an innovative learning strategy designed to help improve the brain's memory and the results were encouraging.

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