Erasing bad memories? Neurologists say it’s possible

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We all have memories we’d like to erase, right? Well, now it seems you may just be able to get rid of memories in the not-so distant future.

Neurologists say they’ve identified the gene which performs the fascinating role of “memory extinction.”  In the process, old memories are replaced by new ones. It’s the first step in managing, or perhaps completely deleting memories.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say this could lead to treatment of post traumatic stress disorder.

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