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Destroying memories to strengthen them

A paper in this issue reports that the core mechanisms that strengthen memories have more in common with the mechanisms that support reconsolidation than those that participate in their initial storage.

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Figure 1: Reconsolidation and memory strengthening: procedural and process similarities.


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Rudy, J. Destroying memories to strengthen them. Nat Neurosci 11, 1241–1242 (2008).

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