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Curr Biol. 2010 Feb 23;20(4):R157-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.040.

Dendritic spines: the stuff that memories are made of?

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Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, University College London, London, WC1 6JJ, UK. s.hofer@ucl.ac.uk

Abstract

Two new studies explore structural changes of nerve cells as a potential mechanism for memory formation by studying synaptic reorganization associated with motor learning.

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20178760
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.040
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