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10

Jul

DARPA developing brain implants to restore memoriesThe research to help treat traumatic brain injuries is part of the broader BRAIN Initiative, the 12-year brain-mapping effort launched in 2013.

DARPA developing brain implants to restore memories
The research to help treat traumatic brain injuries is part of the broader BRAIN Initiative, the 12-year brain-mapping effort launched in 2013.

09

Jun

Red wine compound may boost memoryPatients who took resveratrol supplements as part of the study demonstrated enhanced the communication within the hippocampus, the memory region of the brain.

Red wine compound may boost memory
Patients who took resveratrol supplements as part of the study demonstrated enhanced the communication within the hippocampus, the memory region of the brain.

23

Apr

'Where did I put my keys?': 5 strange facts about memoryOur brains are bizarre machines that can forget something just because we walked through a doorway.

'Where did I put my keys?': 5 strange facts about memory
Our brains are bizarre machines that can forget something just because we walked through a doorway.

14

Jan

Caffeine can boost memory, study findsCalling all test takers: new research suggests that a shot of caffeine after a learning session may help to enhance memory.

Caffeine can boost memory, study finds
Calling all test takers: new research suggests that a shot of caffeine after a learning session may help to enhance memory.

26

Jul

What does tooth loss have to do with memory?Losing natural teeth reduces sensory signals that teeth send to the brain, affecting its functions, and this could include memory.

What does tooth loss have to do with memory?
Losing natural teeth reduces sensory signals that teeth send to the brain, affecting its functions, and this could include memory.

25

Jul

Remember me? Scientists implant false memories in miceMice were given false memories when their brains were made to recall events in different context from that in which they occurred.

Remember me? Scientists implant false memories in mice
Mice were given false memories when their brains were made to recall events in different context from that in which they occurred.

05

Jun

Why women may be better at remembering facesCompared with men, women seem to have a knack for fixating on the eyes, nose and mouth of someone they’ve just met.

Why women may be better at remembering faces
Compared with men, women seem to have a knack for fixating on the eyes, nose and mouth of someone they’ve just met.

18

Feb


 When it comes to short-term memory, chimps are smarter than humans  



An amazing working memory likely helps the animals navigate the branches of huge trees to feed.
An amazing working memory likely helps the animals navigate the branches of huge trees to feed.

16

Jan


 How Facebook affects your memory 



Researchers believe the similarity of online communication to everyday speech makes it more memorable than lines from books.
Researchers believe the similarity of online communication to everyday speech makes it more memorable than lines from books.

17

Aug

What ‘super-agers’ can teach us about memorySeniors over the age of 80 with excellent memories have thicker cortices, the memory center of the brain. This finding could aid Alezheimer’s research.

What ‘super-agers’ can teach us about memory
Seniors over the age of 80 with excellent memories have thicker cortices, the memory center of the brain. This finding could aid Alezheimer’s research.