Scientists May Help Rewrite Bad Memories

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What if you could get rid of bad memories?
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What if you could take any one unpleasant memory and rewrite it to have sunnier associations?  

Researchers at MIT say they've figured out how to shift positive associations onto negative memories by turning on and off the neurons of mice. While this research is still in its earliest stages, it could hold opportunities for helping us humans cope with our own bad memories. 

David Moorman, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, explains how this research could be applied to humans.