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University of Georgia

Episodic Memory

Caption: Now, just-published research from scientists at the University of Georgia is offering new insights into how one kind of memory works. The study, published this week in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows that laboratory rats have "episodic-like memory" and could open novel ways to study life-robbing loss of memory in humans.

Credit: J.D. Crystal and R.D. Kaufman (University of Georgia)

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