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2015-03-10 08:36:11

LUTZ, Fla., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligence and achievement tests are often used to determine the cause of learning problems, but few of these tests measure longer-term retention,

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2015-03-10 08:32:08

A team of French neuroscientists has effectively hacked the brains of sleeping mice, implanting false memories using electrodes to directly stimulate and record nerve cell activities, according to new research published online Monday in the journal Nature Neuroscience.

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2015-03-07 15:00:57

Your brain processes things seen as parts belonging to a whole, whether they are real or imaginary.

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2015-02-18 11:44:20

Ever wonder why some people can recall vivid memories as if they were yesterday? Vanderbilt researchers shine a light on what it means to 'mentally time travel' through memories.

Brian Williams
2015-02-13 11:59:22

Memory expert Ed Cooke sits down to discuss the recent allegations against Brian Williams and his helicopter story in Iraq.

music names
2015-02-11 14:32:00

Music may help some people relax when they're trying to concentrate. But it doesn't help them remember what they're focusing on, especially as they get older.

memory science
2015-01-30 18:28:55

In our era of endless and incredible scientific discovery, it's easy to pat ourselves on the back and congratulate our own success. But in doing so, we may be clouding the fact that, in some vital areas, we are running behind. Do we know enough about memory?

brain farts
2015-01-28 15:36:10

Do you ever have those moments where your brain seems to just… you know… what’s the word…? Here's why.

NFL player concussions
2015-01-28 09:50:59

A study of nine former National Football League players has found that concussions suffered during their careers may be responsible for memory loss and mood issues experienced decades after they retired.

dirty mind
2015-01-27 16:58:35

We may for some strange reason feel guilty for having dirty thoughts, but according to one memory expert, those dirty thoughts can help to hone our memory skills.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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