Rewinding memories may help us recall where the good stuff is
Just had a chocolate memoryREX/ShutterstockBy Emily BensonThink of a nice restaurant you went to. Replaying memories in reverse appears to help rats work out where they found particularly tasty food, making it easier to go back there. Like people, rats store maps of the world in the hippocampus regions of their brains. Here, “place cells” fire in different...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark