By Susan Scutti | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 10:32
Researchers discovered that skilled typists could not identify the positions of many of the keys on a standard keyboard, thus challenging our notions of working memory.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 14:59
Medical science is moving ever closer to pharmacological approaches to treating PTSD, some of which may effectively "delete" memories.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:01
In a new experiment, researchers at the University of Houston investigate the brain activity involved in Pavlovian conditioning in order to understand how memories are formed.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 15:00
A study shows that decreased estrogen levels after menopause are unrelated to changes in mood and cognitive ability, though progesterone levels may affect memory.
By Peter Sergo | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 10:42
Researchers embedded tricks into their tests and found that people with superior autobiographical memory reported false memories despite being exceptional in retaining a certain type of knowledge.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 16:38
Older adults who participate in aerobic exercise could boost not only their physical fitness but also their memory and brain health.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 15:48
To keep an aging mind sharp, is it better to do a crossword puzzle or learn a new skill? A new study finds that learning unfamiliar skills is the best way.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 21:52
Obesity has been linked to age-related illness, such as Alzheimer's before, but how? Researchers have discovered that it could have something to do with a protein that metabolizes fat and aids in memory and learning.
By John Ericson | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 17:53
A brief memory test can have a tremendous impact on subjective age perception, a new study has found.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 19:47
People who use brain training games might see improvements in their multitasking and memory skills, but these games won't help their problem solving or reasoning skills, a new study says.
By John Ericson | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 16:49
The human brain is notoriously prone to errors, false memories, and hasty assumptions. Why?