Natural 'tranquillisers' could aid memory control

Abbot, Alison
July 1991
New Scientist;7/13/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1777, p23
Reveals that valium-like molecules produced by the brain could help control the memory as well as stress, according to a Brazilian neurochemist. Discovery that benzodiazepines are released in rats' brains as they are learning, and that they prevent the rats retaining unimportant information.


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