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Universities Collaborate on Major Project To Slow Memory Loss

By relying on electrodes implanted in the brains of people with epilepsy, which often causes memory loss, researchers hope to better understand which specific factors determine whether something is remembered or not.

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By relying on electrodes implanted in the brains of people with epilepsy, which often causes memory loss, researchers hope to better understand which specific factors determine whether something is remembered or not. With seven universities pooling their work, the goal is to be able to stimulate memory in epileptic patients, as well as those with Alzheimer’s, head trauma and other impairments. (KERA)

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