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The Mystery of Memory (< 1 minute)

Neurobiologist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Eric Kandel explains how memory occurs through changes in the brain's nerve cells' synaptic connections. Watch Kandel in the lab with one of his favorite research studies - a giant marine snail that has 20,000 nerve cells in its brain.
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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000    Complete program    

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