Tri States Public Radio Staff
Fri August 30, 2013
New Clues to Memory Glitch Behind 'Senior Moments'
Reporting in Science Translational Medicine, Nobel Prize-winning neurobiologist Eric Kandel and colleagues write of a memory gene that appears to retire as the brain ages — leading to those "Where'd I put my keys?" moments. Kandel says such memory glitches may be reversible with the right intervention.