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Discrimination of neutral from harmful environments is important for survival. But how do salient contextual signals yield persisting memories? A study uncovers a circuit that increases the specificity of hippocampus-based memories.

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  1. Allyson Alexander and Ivan Soltesz are in the Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.

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