Journal of neural engineering | 29 Mar 2018
RE Hampson, D Song, BS Robinson, D Fetterhoff, AS Dakos, BM Roeder, X She, RT Wicks, MR Witcher, DE Couture, AW Laxton, H Munger-Clary, G Popli, MJ Sollman, CT Whitlow, VZ Marmarelis, TW Berger and SA Deadwyler
We demonstrate here the first successful implementation in humans of a proof-of-concept system for restoring and improving memory function via facilitation of memory encoding using the patient’s own hippocampal spatiotemporal neural codes for memory. Memory in humans is subject to disruption by drugs, disease and brain injury, yet previous attempts to restore or rescue memory function in humans typically involved only nonspecific, modulation of brain areas and neural systems related to memory retrieval.
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