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Pinging the brain to reveal hidden memories

Keeping a picture in mind requires many brain cells to actively communicate ... or does it? There might be more to working memory than neuronal chatter, and silent processes could be hiding right beneath the surface.

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Rademaker, R., Serences, J. Pinging the brain to reveal hidden memories. Nat Neurosci 20, 767–769 (2017).

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