Inverse-square Law: The law that a field follows if its strength decreases with the square of the distance. Fields that follow the inverse square law rapidly decrease in strength as the distance increases, but never quite reach zero.
A new study shows that when someone tries to remember one aspect of an event, such as who they met yesterday, the representation of the entire event can be reactivated in the brain, including incidental information such as where they were and what they did.
The research is in Nature Communications. (full open access)
- International School for Advanced StudiesPhD, Neuroscience, 2005 - 2009
- University of MadrasMicrobiology, 1998 - 2000Master Degree (M.Sc.)
- University of MadrasMicrobiology, 1995 - 1998Bachelor Degree (B.Sc)
- Tufts UniversityPostdoctoral Researcher, 2013 - present
- University of HelsinkiAcademy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher, 2011 - 2014
- SISSAPostdoctoral Researcher, 2009 - 2011
- University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)Postdoctoral Researcher, 2010 - 2011
- University of TokyoSCF Researcher, 2002 - 2004
- National center for Biological Sciences (NCBS)Junior Research Fellow (JRF), 2001 - 2002
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