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Targeted enhancement of cortical-hippocampal brain networks and associative memory

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Science  29 Aug 2014:
Vol. 345, Issue 6200, pp. 1054-1057
DOI: 10.1126/science.1252900

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Brain stimulation to improve human memory

The hippocampus is a crucial brain area for certain types of memory. Working with humans, Wang et al. found that a specific type of non-invasive brain stimulation improved memory tests and enhanced information flow between the hippocampus and a number of other brain regions. This increased connectivity was highly specific for the individual target areas selected for each participant.

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