memory consolidation


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memory consolidation

A process whereby a memory becomes increasingly resistant—due to physical and psychological changes—to interference from competing or disrupting factors with the passage of time, as the brain organises and restructures information that become a permanent part of memory.
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After three months, the sleep group also showed increased connectivity between the hippocampus, the medial prefrontal cortex and the striatum, areas of the brain implicated in memory consolidation and reward processing.
Melchert, Christian Erdmann, Jan Born, "Motor Memory Consolidation in Sleep Shapes More Effective Neural Representations," Journal of Neuroscience 25, no.
According to Kaufman and Singer who have explored this concept in depth, personal rewards of mind wandering, some immediate and some in the future, include self- awareness, creative incubation, improvisation and evaluation, memory consolidation, autobiographical planning, goal driven thought, future planning, retrieval of deeply personal memories, reflective consideration of the meaning of events and experiences, simulating the perspective of another person, evaluating the implications of self and others' emotional reactions, moral reasoning, and reflective compassion.
Objective: It is believed that sleep plays an important role in memory consolidation.
Washington, April 24 ( ANI ): Researchers have identified the protein which prevents memory consolidation when blocked.
3]-receptor antagonist improves memory retention and reverses the cognitive deficit induced by scopolamine in a two-trial place recognition task; while post-training systemic administration of thioperamide (THIO) facilitated memory consolidation in mice (6).
Among these, Stough and colleagues (2001) showed a statistically significant improvement in the speed of visual information processing, learning rate and memory consolidation in subjects consuming 300 mg/day Synapsa.
The new study shows that naps are critical for memory consolidation and early learning among the kids particularly for those ones who are three to-five-year-olds, Press tv reported.
Important functions of the brain, like memory consolidation and storing information, takes place when the brain remains in an off-line mode.
Sleep facilitates a process called memory consolidation, ensuring that you remember and process things better when you are awake.
Among the topics are oxytocinergic circuitry that motivates intragroup cooperation and intergroup competition, the role of memory consolidation during sleep in social perception and stereotyping, studying social identity-based threats and challenges using cardiovascular measures, and exploiting neurobiological responses in the service of intergroup research.
The time spent in the target quadrant indicated the degree of memory consolidation that has taken place after learning.