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Latest Episodic memory Stories

booze brain
2014-10-24 07:47:20

Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with negative effects on the brain, a new study from a team of American researchers has found that people over 60 who are moderate drinkers have better episodic memory, meaning they are better at recalling specific events.

weight training memory
2014-10-02 03:00:52

Here’s another reason why it’s a good idea to hit the gym: it can improve memory. A new Georgia Institute of Technology study shows that an intense workout of as little as 20 minutes can enhance episodic memory, also known as long-term memory for previous events, by about 10 percent in healthy young adults.

Brain Geotags Memories
2013-11-29 09:35:21

A new study has found that our brains ‘geotag’ our memories by linking them to a specific location.

2013-09-24 10:40:30

A new study provides evidence that one important part of memory undergoes substantial development even after the age of 7.

Researchers Find Women Remember Faces Better Than Men
2013-06-04 14:44:38

New research from McMaster University suggests women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it, and a technique researchers say can help improve anyone's memories.

Rat Memory Study Could Open The Door To Treat Alzheimer's Disease
2013-02-27 16:03:14

Researchers from Indiana University have found that rats have a capacity for “source memory,” a finding that could have implications for both future animal studies and the treatment of human memory disorders.

2012-12-31 05:00:11

A new study suggests that people on the road to Alzheimer’s may actually have problems early on in processing semantic or knowledge-based information, which could have much broader implications

2012-12-28 15:18:20

People who study or treat Alzheimer's disease and its earliest clinical stage, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), have focused attention on the obvious short-term memory problems.

2011-10-17 14:26:51

Carriers of the so-called KIBRA T allele have better memories than those who don’t have this gene variant.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.