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Shedding light on a change of mind

Sophisticated genetic tools that make brain cells responsive to light have now been used in mice to trigger a memory connected with a particular place, and to switch its association from negative to positive, or vice versa. See Letter p.426

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Takeuchi, T., Morris, R. Shedding light on a change of mind. Nature 513, 323–324 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13745

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