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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.


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