Questions on memory storage...

Jerry Larson jlarson at hsc.usc.edu
Sun Aug 18 11:07:29 EST 1996


Bill Skaggs wrote:
> 
> csorg at enteract.com (Chris sorg) writes:

>    >
>    >   (1) Is the brain the ONLY place where memories are stored, or
>    >       can nerves throughout the body have memory?
> 
> There is some evidence for a primitive kind of learning in the spinal
> cord.  Not anywhere else outside the brain, as far as I know -- in
> humans, at least.

There is also some evidence for learning in the enteric nervous system
(gut).

Jerry



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