The neurons in our brains have finger like extensions which reach out to neighboring neurons and send signals. The more often the same signals are sent the quicker they travel. The signals are memories, and with repeated use memories are created. The Way We Work by David Macaulay explains the process much better than me.
Next they could see how the memory that was activated initially could wiggle a neuron on the other side of the brain which contained a different memory we had discussed. Now that memory was activated. It could trigger another memory and there could be a chain of memories activated.
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