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View Resource New Study Finds Substance That Helps Working Memory Work Better

Dr. Maura Furey and her colleagues have found that the drug physostigmine apparently aids and improves performance of everyday working memory. Working memory is the process which temporarily holds information such as a phone number until a person is able to dial the number. Working with a variety of taxa from mice to monkeys, scientists interested in the causes of aging have recently made...