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Artificial Neural Networks Learn Better When They Spend Time Not Learning at All

November 18, 2022

UC San Diego researchers discuss how mimicking sleep patterns of the human brain in artificial neural networks may help mitigate the threat of catastrophic forgetting in the latter, boosting their utility across a spectrum of research interests.

Can Sleep Protect Us from Forgetting Old Memories?

August 4, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that sleep may help people to learn continuously through their lifetime by encoding new memories and protecting old ones.

Hippocampus Plays Bigger Memory Role Than Previously Thought

November 1, 2011

Human memory has historically defied precise scientific description, its biological functions broadly but imperfectly defined in psychological terms.

How Your Brain Remembers What You Had for Dinner Last Night

January 17, 2018

Confirming earlier computational models, researchers at University of California San Diego and UC San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Arizona and Louisiana, report that episodic memories are encoded in the hippocampus of the human brain by distinct, sparse sets of neurons.

Staying in the Loop: How Superconductors are Helping Computers “Remember”

March 13, 2024

To advance neuromorphic computing, some researchers are looking at analog improvements—advancing not just software, but hardware too. Research from the UC San Diego and UC Riverside shows a promising new way to store and transmit information using disordered superconducting loops.

UC Legend Dick Atkinson Digs into Memory

August 15, 2023

UC President Emeritus Richard C. Atkinson, professor emeritus of cognitive science and psychology at UC San Diego, describes the influential Atkinson-Shiffrin model of human memory.

Your Brain Needs to Be Ready to Remember?

June 1, 2020

What happens in the hippocampus even before people attempt to form memories may impact whether they remember. Study suggests ‘encoding mode’ may play an important role in memory formation.

How Our Brains Store Recent Memories, Cell by Single Cell

June 16, 2014

Confirming what neurocomputational theorists have long suspected, researchers at the Dignity Health Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Ariz. and University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that the human brain locks down episodic memories in the hippocampus, committing each recollection to a distinct, distributed fraction of individual cells.

How Sleep Builds Relational Memory

May 31, 2022

UC San Diego researchers describe biological mechanism that allows sleep to build relational memories — associations between unrelated items.

The Mechanism of Short-Term Memory

April 14, 2014

…brain waves affecting various regions of the brain hold memories of objects just viewed. “This study provides more evidence that large-scale electrical oscillations across distant brain regions may carry information for visual memories,” added Insel.

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