Artificially Introduced Thalamic Spindles Improve Mice Memory (video) Institute for Basic Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The first mouse is a control which did not undergo any stimulation of thalamic spindles overnight. The second mouse had thalamic spindles induced in phase with the slow oscillations. It does not move so much around the cage (freezing, fear response), as it was better able to recall the incident which happened in the same location the day before. Credit (background image modified from freepik.com) 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.