Where Does Memory Reside?

This article¬†Why You’ll Remember This Column¬†discusses how a neuroscientist surgically removed parts of a rats cortical tissue to see if he could methodically discover what part of the rats brain held the memory of a path to navigate a maze to food. To his surprise the memory of the maze was still there even though substantial portion of the brain were removed. Neuroscience will not be able to understand this outcome while it believes that memory along with all the …