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Newly discovered neurons deepen our understanding of how memory works

In newly published research, scientists identified two types of neurons in the medial temporal lobe, boundary (especially the beginning of a new memory) and event cells (the "title" of the event) that serve as a "filing system" for memories. This system apparently aids in mental time travel, or episodic memories, by helping us to specifically recall memories. Here is the new article:, and here is the research publication:

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