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Research Article

Falling towards Forgetfulness: Synaptic Decay Prevents Spontaneous Recovery of Memory

  • James V. Stone mail,

    j.v.stone@sheffield.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Psychology Department, Sheffield University, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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  • Peter E. Jupp

    Affiliation: School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom

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  • Published: August 22, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000143

About the Authors

James V. Stone
Psychology Department, Sheffield University, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Peter E. Jupp
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: j.v.stone@sheffield.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JS. Performed the experiments: JS. Analyzed the data: JS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JS. Wrote the paper: JS PEJ. Mathematical proofs: PEJ.