Thompson, Lucien T. (Tres)
"Tres" Thompson is an Associate Professor of Cognition and Neuroscience and a leading researcher in the area of the neurobiology of aging and memory. He is also the Principle Investigator of the Aging & Memory Research Laboratory. His research interests include:
- Cellular Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation
- Maintenance and Extinction
- Memory Disruption by Aging, Experience, or Metabolic Insult
- Memory Restoration by Nootropics
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A High-Fat Diet Causes Impairment in Hippocampal Memory and Sex-Dependent Alterations in Peripheral Metabolism While high-fat diets are associated with rising incidence of obesity/type-2 diabetes and can induce metabolic and cognitive deficits, sex-dependent comparisons are rarely systematically made. Effects of exclusive consumption ...