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Behavioural neuroscience

Down memory lane

In mice, two treatments — environmental enrichment and a chemical that regulates gene expression — boost new memory formation and restore the recall of old memories that seemed to have been lost.

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Figure 1: Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors and memory restoration.


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