Memory is all in the wrinkles. Or is it?

Syracuse, SUNY Upstate professors connect brain structure to learning and memory

When it comes to brains, wrinkly is good for the memory. Or so conventional wisdom holds. Certain human genetic conditions can lead to a smooth brain, without any of the normal grooves—something that tends to come with decreasing mental capacity. That many animals have naturally wrinkle-free brains but are still able to learn complex tasks suggests smoothness isn’t all there is to intelligence… [read on]


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