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How can our brains learn? – USP . Newspaper

In this episode, we talk to André Frazão Helene, a professor at USP’s Institute of Biological Sciences, who explains the mechanisms of the human brain that allow us to learn and memorize.

By Karina Tarasyuk

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Science USP #19 Highlight: How can our brains learn?






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On Article – Commodity Published in the magazine temper nature In the first half of this year researchers from the University Oregon, United States of America , He revealed the structure of the main receptors involved in the process of memory and learning.

The study looked at the regulation of glutamate receptors, a type of neurotransmitter involved in communication between neurons. The receptors are located in the hippocampus, a central area of ​​the brain. Based on the research results, it will be possible to develop a series of treatments for neurological conditions such as epilepsy.

To explain how this research is done, we spoke with Andre Frazau Helen, Teacher Institute of Biological Sciences (IB) to the USP.

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Reporting and narration: Karina Tarasyuk
Produced by: Denis Pacheco
Sound Editing and Music Composition: André Leite and Guilherme Fiorentini


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