Research about geo-tagging memories from Michael Kahana of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited.
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Michael Kahana of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his research on the interplay between memories of events and places.
Using a video game in which people navigate through a virtual town delivering objects to specific locations, a team of neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania and Freiburg University has discovered how brain cells that encode spatial information form “geotags” for specific memories and are activated immediately before those memories are recalled.
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Assistant Professor of Physics
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Dustin Brisson of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “There are other data that suggest that there could be selection on evolvability, but this is the first example where there really aren’t any other confounding answers for the data.”