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Susumu Tonegawa

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Triggering happy memories, scientifically

Boston Globe
(Giving a depressed mouse happy experiences doesn't work, Tonegawa said. Nor does simply reminding it of nicer times. Though in people, psychotherapy that repeatedly reminds someone of the good in their life might have the same benefit, he said.

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Neuroscience: Of mice and memories

Financial Times
Susumu Tonegawa, senior author, says: “Once you identify specific sites in the memory circuit which are not functioning well or whose boosting will bring a beneficial consequence, there is a possibility of inventing new medical technology where the ...

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Switching on happy memories 'perks up' stressed mice

BBC News
Neuroscientists have discovered that artificially stimulating a positive memory can cause mice to snap out of depression-like behaviour. Brain cells storing a good memory were labelled and then later re-activated, after the mice were stressed. "Turning ...




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Activating happy memories cheers moody mice

Nature.com
In a study published today (17 June) in Nature, neuroscientist Susumu Tonegawa and his colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge report how they reversed a depression-like state in rodents by using light to stimulate clusters ...

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