Memory traces revisited

Lynn Nadel, Cantey Land

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Recent findings on the possibility of disrupting a stable memory after retrieval challenge some of our widely accepted views on memory consolidation.This article comments on the implications of these and earlier findings to our understanding of consolidation, and explores their possible relationship to the idea that retrieval creates a new memory trace, increasing the resistance of older memories to disruption.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-212
Number of pages4
JournalNature Reviews Neuroscience
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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