Protien: The way wetware wemembers.

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Bill DeWitt

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Protien: The way wetware wemembers.
« on: November 23, 2006, 12:21:12 am »
"Our synapses are in a constant state of flux," Bressloff says. "They are exchanging molecules all the time. Yet we have stable memories and things we learn. So what is it that encodes a memory to the synapse if proteins are being changed all the time? Certain proteins act as anchors that keep other proteins in place."

http://www.emaxhealth.com/85/8367.html

I believe his conclusion that consciousness is completely figured out when we figure out memory, behavior and feelings is missing an additional construct - that which experiences our memory, behavior and feelings.

But it is certainly an interesting piece on human memory. Here's more:

http://www.emaxhealth.com/85/8229.html

 


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