Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSMatt Lattal, PhD
A common finding from the animal laboratory is that even when the learned behavior is eliminated, the behavior often returns with time, a result that points to an extremely important distinction between memory storage and memory expression.
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