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How do the brain store memory?
Question Date: 2016-02-12
Answer 1:

Lots of scientists would like to know more about how the brain stores memory!

But I've found a nice site that will tell me what's known now:

brain memory nowadays

Ok, it says short term memories sit in the front of the brain. The long term memories are stored deeper in the brain, in the hippocampus. Different memories of the same event, such as the smells, sounds, and sights, all come together in the long term memory. That's why hearing a song can remind you of where you were and how you were feeling when you first heard the song.

To be strong, a memory needs specific brain cells to be well connected to each other. Sometimes there needs to be even a specific protein molecule to keep the memory strong.

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