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Shedding more light on activity-silent non-conscious working memory

By 14th July 2019 July 28th, 2019 No Comments

A team of researchers from NeuroSpin at CEA Saclay has shown that we can store information in our brain without consciousness or persistent neural activity, but that manipulating information in working memory requires both. This new result puts an end to a hotly debated topic in the field of neuroscience and is reported in PNAS.

Read the research paper: Probing the limits of activity-silent non-conscious working memoryDarinka Trübutschek, Sébastien Marti, Henrik Ueberschär, and Stanislas Dehaene. PNAS 10.1073/pnas.1820730116

Read the news release from the CEA