Various models for screening of memory enhancing drugs

Author : Nazima Ameen, Sabeeha Shafi

Memory is the ability of an individual to record sensory stimuli, events, information etc., retain them for short or long periods of time and recall the same later when needed. Learning and memory impairment is the deficits in the memory conditions. The ability to find objects, recall previous locations and navigate throughout the world is dependent upon spatial learning and memory. Cognitive deficits have long been recognized as severe and consistent neurological disorders associated with numerous psychiatric and neurodegenerative states. Experimental models are used to study pathophysiological factors involved in learning and memory. This study explains the most useful models for the evaluation of memory impairment.

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