Scientists discover why we never forget how to ride a bicycle

Posted: Saturday, July 18, 2009 by greeni in misc

You never forget how to ride a bicycle – and now a University of Aberdeen led team of neuroscientists has discovered why.

Their research, published this month in Nature Neuroscience, has identified a key nerve cell in the brain that controls the formation of memories for motor skills such as riding a bicycle, skiing or eating with chop sticks.

read more: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/mediareleases/release.php?id=1889

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