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Nerve cells communicate with one another at specialized points called synapses. And these synapses are plastic - they can be modified by learning.

 
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Eric Kandel
Eric Kandel
  • Born: November 7, 1929
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Scientist

Eric Richard Kandel is an Austrian-American medical doctor who specialized in Psychiatry, a neuroscientist and a University Professor of biochemistry and biophysics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on the physiological basis of memory storage in neurons. He shared the prize with Arvid Carlsson and Paul Greengard.