Demystifying the Comprehensive Neurobiology of Memory Consolidation and its Affiliation with Psychopathologies

  • Imadulla Baig Tata Consultancy Services, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Rucha Joshi Tata Consultancy Services, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Anke Pruthvi Tata Consultancy Services, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Memory Augmentation, Memory Formation, Neurobiological Mechanisms, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder


Memory is one of the crucial aspects of human existence that is essential for the survival of human beings, vital in order to pass on information from one generation to another, and obligatory in order to attain certain knowledge regarding specific threats and circumstances so that the same errors can be avoided in the future. Memory also serves as a significant component of mental well-being. Considering the recent advancement in medical sciences in the past few years, it has explored new promising methods for understanding and managing psychopathologies of various diseases by deeply understanding and exploring the principles that
explain how consolidation and reconsolidation of memory take place inside the human brain, how fragile memory traces become robust with time and are desensitised to any intervention, etc. In this review, we
will try to explain the mechanisms and processes involved in memory consolidation and the influence of various determinants on memory consolidation from a neurobiological perspective in a more pronounced
and well-defined way in order to provide a better comprehension for addressing the various psychopathologies that are linked with different psychiatric diseases.


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Baig, I., Rucha Joshi, & Anke Pruthvi. (2023). Demystifying the Comprehensive Neurobiology of Memory Consolidation and its Affiliation with Psychopathologies. Journal of Advanced Research in Psychology & Psychotherapy (E-ISSN: 2581-5822), 6(1&2), 1-5. Retrieved from