Memories reside in specific brain cells

“…are engrams conceptual, or are they a physical network of neurons in the brain? In a new MIT study, researchers used optogenetics to show that memories really do reside in very specific brain cells, and that simply activating a tiny fraction of brain cells can recall an entire memory…”

Click here to read the whole article by the Massachussets Institute of technology, extracted from the Blog Tracing Knowledge

Advanced technology is rapidly improving our understanding of the brain functioning, as it is exeplified in this interesting article.

Since hypnosis has already been identified as a particular activator of the brain, different from the normal state of awareness,  any technological advance which reveals  more information about the brain is crucial in the field of hypnotherapy.

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About Anna Pons

Certificat (CPPD), Post Graduat Certificat (PGCert) i Post Graduat Diploma (PGD) en Hipnoteràpia Clínica, London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) i Universitat de West London (UWL)
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