Scientists discover mechanism behind chemically induced suppression of fearful memories

Journal Reference: Ayako Kawaminami, Daisuke Yamada, Shoko Yanagisawa, Motoki Shirakata, Keita Iio, Hiroshi Nagase, Akiyoshi Saitoh. Selective δ-Opioid Receptor Agonist, KNT-127, Facilitates Contextual Fear Extinction via Infralimbic Cortex and Amygdala in Mice. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2022; 16 DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2022.808232 Tragic events like wars, famines, earthquakes, and accidents create fearful memories in our brain. These … Read more

Exercise can help older adults retain their memories

Journal Reference: Sarah L. Aghjayan, Themistokles Bournias, Chaeryon Kang, Xueping Zhou, Chelsea M. Stillman, Shannon D. Donofry, Thomas W. Kamarck, Anna L. Marsland, Michelle W. Voss, Scott H. Fraundorf, Kirk I. Erickson. Aerobic exercise improves episodic memory in late adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Communications Medicine, 2022; 2 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s43856-022-00079-7 “Everyone always asks, … Read more

Tomba and Compagnoni between memories and hopes: “We retired too soon”

Tomba and Compagnoni between memories and hopes We retired too

The two champions at the Sport Festival, show towards Milan-Cortina: “Now let’s give prestige to Italy” From our correspondent Simone Battaggia October 9 – TRENTO Alberto was needed to find the slogan for the relaunch of winter sports: “Come on the chairlift, the pandemic is over”. Deborah was needed to understand that even a champion … Read more

New optical technology spotlights how memories move in mouse brains during sleep

Journal Reference: Akihiro Goto, Ayaka Bota, Ken Miya, Jingbo Wang, Suzune Tsukamoto, Xinzhi Jiang, Daichi Hirai, Masanori Murayama, Tomoki Matsuda, Thomas J. McHugh, Takeharu Nagai, Yasunori Hayashi. Stepwise synaptic plasticity events drive the early phase of memory consolidation. Science, 2021; 374 (6569): 857 DOI: 10.1126/science.abj9195 Publishing in the journal Science, Kyoto University’s Akihiro Goto uses … Read more