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Mapping the neuroanatomy of a memory.

Every time a person makes a memory, somewhere in their brain a tiny filament reaches out from one neuron and forms an electrochemical connection to a neighbouring neuron.  A team of researchers at Vanderbilt University studies how these connections are formed at the molecular and cellular level. The filaments that make these new connections are called dendritic spines and, in

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