By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:11
A diet high in fat and sugar may lead to cognitive impairments in as little as one week.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 13:33
Duke researchers discovered that the posterior cingulate cortex is necessary to monitor your performance and maintain your motivation when you are learning, particularly when you are most challenged.
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.