Can Physical Exercise Enhance Long-Term Memory? (image) IOS Press Share Print E-Mail Caption As rodents prefer to spend more time with novel objects than familiar ones, the researchers first exposed the mice to two identical objects for habituation (cones or pyramids) and later measured the animals attention towards a novel object with different shape. Credit Photo courtesy of Josef Bischofberger, University of Basel. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.