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New Drug Target Improves Memory in Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

March 7, 2012

…a target for improving memory deficits and reducing the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in an animal model representative of most AD patients. The study has been published in the online edition of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. According to investigator Vivian Y. H. Hook, PhD, professor of the UCSD…

Facebook Beats Books - and Faces - in Memory Test

January 17, 2013

…and Faces - in Memory Test © If this were a Facebook post, you would remember it – better than a stranger’s face or a line from a published book. That, in fewer than 140 characters, is the finding of research from the University of California, San Diego and the…

How to Erase a Memory – And Restore It

June 1, 2014

…to selectively remove a memory and predictably reactivate it by stimulating nerves in the brain at frequencies that are known to weaken and strengthen the connections between nerve cells, called synapses. “We can form a memory, erase that memory and we can reactivate it, at will, by applying a stimulus…

Dietary Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory

June 17, 2015

…been linked to worsened memory function in men 45 years old and younger, according to a University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study published online on June 17 in PLOS ONE. Researchers evaluated data from 1,018 men and women who were asked to complete a dietary survey and…

They Remember: Communities of Microbes Found to Have Working Memory

April 27, 2020

…a robust capacity for memory. Memory imprints: Researchers used light exposure to impress a complex pattern (UC San Diego’s former Geisel Library logo, spread across an area slightly smaller than the thickness of a human hair) onto a biofilm community—made up of hundreds of individual bacteria—that remembered the initial light…

Blanks for the Memory

May 6, 2021

…are many types of memory, but fundamentally, humans remember in two ways. Declarative memory consists of ordinary recollections consciously summoned from the brain. It is dependent on the medial temporal lobe (MTL), which in turn contains key cognitive structures, including the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex. Declarative memory allows us to…

National Academy of Sciences Honors UC San Diego Professor

January 20, 2012

…in the field of memory and foremost expert in the anatomical and functional basis of mammalian memory, Squire is honored for “his prolific and comprehensive reviews on memory research, for his seminal books that are standards in the field, and critical reviews of books on neuroscience.” The prize of $10,000,…

UC San Diego Researchers Find Strong Performance, Complexities, and Puzzles in Intel’s Optane DIMMs

March 18, 2019

…Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Modules (Optane NVDIMMs). They found that Optane DIMMs can make key storage applications 17 times faster, especially if system designers adapt their hardware and software to make the best use of the new technology. They also found that the DIMMs can significantly expand main memory

How Your Brain Remembers What You Had for Dinner Last Night

January 17, 2018

…implications for models of memory, but also for health-related reasons,” said first author John Wixted, PhD, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at UC San Diego. “For example, degeneration in this region of the brain is responsible for memory loss in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.” Wixted, with…

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. In a pair of papers published in the November 2 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience, researchers at the University of California, San Diego report a new methodology that more deeply parses…

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