Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Brain Overload Explains Missing Childhood Memories
May 28, 2013

Now a new study shows that “infantile amnesia” may be due to the rapid growth of nerve cells in the hippocampus, the brain region responsible for filing new experiences into long-term memory. The study was presented Friday at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience.

Read more: http://bodyodd.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/24/18453169-brain-overload-explains-missing-childhood-memories

 

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