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Genetica dei ricordi. Come la vita diventa memoria

We already know that DNA carries and passes down the information that determines our physical characteristics and structural functions, but that’s not the end of the story. In this fascinating book, Andrea Levi investigates the processes by which memory, too, is linked to DNA. We are our memories, along with the memories of those who came before us; what we remember is associated not only with the events that we experience firsthand in our own lives, but also those experienced by our ancestors long before. Levi takes us on an intriguing journey in discovery of the part of our memory that has a genetic component.

Andrea Levi is a neurobiologist who has worked at CERN, the Conway Institute at University College Dublin, and the Weizmann Institute of Science, focusing on the study of the molecular mechanisms that regulate gene expression.