Professor William Richardson | What Mice in Mazes Can Teach Us About Working Memory

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Our working memory can be described as a mental sticky note, where we hold bits of information for short periods of time. Working memory is an important function for everyday life, used for many tasks including following directions, holding conversations and solving problems of all kinds. Often, working memory – and problem-solving – can be improved by training. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the paper ‘Oligodendrocyte dynamics dictate individual performance outcomes of working memory training in mice’, doi.org/10.1101/2023.01.17.524381

Financial support for this research was provided by the Wellcome Trust and the Wellcome Centre of Integrative Neuroimaging

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For further information, you can connect with Professor William D Richardson at w.richardson@ucl.ac.uk

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