Small groups of brain cells store concepts for memory formation– from Luke Skywalker to your grandmother

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Published by University of Leicester Press Office for University of Leicester in Education and also in Health

Concepts in our minds – from Luke Skywalker to our grandmother - are represented by their own distinct group of neurons, according to new research involving a University of Leicester neuroscientist. The research, by neuroscientist Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga from the University of Leicester Centre for Systems Neuroscience together with Professor Itzhak Fried, of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Tel Aviv University, and Professor Christof Koch, of...

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