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Memory impairment in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, PTSD, depression: New treatments possible

Neuroscientists are zeroing in with increasing certainty on the notion that nonhuman animals have a particular type of memory known as "source memory," long seen as exclusively human. Researchers were also surprised to discover that this type of memory in their animal subjects, in this case rats, also lasted much longer than memories have been known to last in any nonprimate.
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