Definition of "reconsolidation" [re•con•sol•i•da•tion]

  • (noun) Consolidation again, after an intervening period of breakup or dispersal

Use "reconsolidation" in a sentence

  • "Research on this topic, called reconsolidation, has become the basis of a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, drug addiction, and any other disorder that is based on learning."
  • "But Phelps's new experiment, which confirms earlier studies in rats, suggests that when a memory is changed during the so-called reconsolidation window, the original one is erased."
  • "This process is called reconsolidation, says a NYU release."

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