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Ted Berger's implant electrically stimulates the brain to form memories—at least in rats and monkeys. And now, he's testing one that could work in humans. The post The Neuroscientist Who's Building a Better Memory for Humans appeared first on WIRED.
HM’s scientific potential remains unfulfilled—thanks to delays from a custody fight and the limitations of current neuroscience itself. The post Why Patient HM’s Mysteries Are Still Locked in His Brain appeared first on WIRED.
Oliver Sacks inspired and motivated a generation of neurologists, neuroscientists, and psychologists. Here are some of their reflections on the man.
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