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2015/04/27 DARPA Aims to Accelerate Memory Function for Skill Learning: A new DARPA program aims to investig...

DARPA Aims to Accelerate Memory Function for Skill Learning April 27, 2015 Research may accelerate rehabilitation post trauma or memory impairment, enable warfighter training A new DARPA program aims to investigate the role of neural “replay” in the formation and recall of memory, with the goal of helping individuals better remember specific episodic events and learned skills. The 24-month fundamental research program, Restoring Active Memory Replay or RAM Replay, is designed to develop novel and rigorous computational methods to help investigators determine not only which brain components matter in memory formation and recall but also how much they matter. To ensure real-world relevance, those assessments will be validated through performance on DoD-relevant tasks instead of conventional computer-based behavioral paradigms commonly used to assess memory in laboratory sett...

Full article: http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2015/04/27a.aspx

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