Eric Kandel

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New Clues to Memory Glitch Behind 'Senior Moments'

One memory-related gene may retire later in life, leaving you wondering, "Where'd I put my keys?"

Nobel Prize, Eric Kandel, Science Translational Medicine, memory loss, forgetfulness

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Art, Mind And Brain Intersect In Kandel's Vienna

In his new book, neuroscientist Eric Kandel writes of artists and scientists in 20th-century Vienna.

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Jan. 08, 2010

Eric Kandel

A conversation with Nobel-winning neurobiologist Eric Kandel about learning and memory.

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