Mouse study reveals how neural pathways work like switchable train tracks

By Deborah Devis
August 26 2021 - 12:00am
This image superimposes hippocampal local field potentials on railway tracks controlled by a switch that is overlaid by a dentate spike colored yellow. Credit: André Fenton, New York University.

Training the brain has been given a whole new meaning, with researchers uncovering a memory-storing system in the brain that works like switchable train tracks.