Thursday, March 8, 2012

Movie Memories

Did you know that the memory of movies you have seen leave unique memory traces in your brain’s hippocampus? These memory traces can be distinguished from one another. Volunteers, while inside a fMRI scanner, were asked to recall each of three films they had just seen. A computerized algorithm was able to identify which of the three films each volunteer was recalling just by analyzing the pattern of the volunteer’s brain activity.

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