The brain memory
center the hippocampus, is particularly capable of growing new cells, in fact it regenerates throughout entire lifetime provided the brain is given appropriate stimuli to guard against degeneration.
The fact is, neuroscientists have never been able to discover where in the brain memory
is stored, despite decades of effort directed at the problem.
We argue that a careful look at the brain memory
circuits that control the reduced expression of fear after reconsolidation interference, through imaging studies in humans and inactivation studies in rats, does have the potential to resolve the controversy and decide between erasure and retrieval failure as mechanisms underlying reconsolidation interference WP1 .