2013 | Germany | Documentary

How Synapses Spark

  • English 9 mins
  • Director | Anna Massih
  • Writer | Anna Massih
  • Producer | Anna Massih

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Learning and Memory leave behind anatomically visible traces. Tobias Bonhoeffer was the first to observe them. Together with his team, he examines the contact points between nerves, so-called dendrical thorns, and synapses. The researcher discovered that during learning some thorns newly develop and others disappear.

Neuron Nerve Memory Learning Synapse Mouse Rat Brain Neurology Lab