Imprinting: When Early Life Memories Make Food Smell Bad
Department of Neurobiology; Alkema Lab
Neuroscience and Neurobiology
A recent study has found that pathogen exposure early in the life of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans leads to a long-lasting aversion that requires distinct sets of neurons for the formation and retrieval of the imprinted memory.
DOI of Published Version
Curr Biol. 2016 May 9;26(9):R362-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.032. Link to article on publisher's site
Current biology : CB
Rayes, Diego and Alkema, Mark J., "Imprinting: When Early Life Memories Make Food Smell Bad" (2016). Neurobiology Publications and Presentations. 222.