Schizophrenia, memory deficits: Solving the mystery behind a most stubborn symptom


Disruptions to the brain’s internal GPS result in some of the severe memory deficits seen in schizophrenia. The new study in mouse models of the disorder marks the first time that schizophrenia’s effects have been observed with such precision and clarity. The findings offer a promising entry point for attacking a near-universal and debilitating symptom of schizophrenia, memory deficits, which has thus far withstood all forms of treatment.