Latest Memory Stories

2013-05-10 23:04:45

Brain-related studies currently underway are looking into the ways in which compounds in blueberries can improve brain health in areas related to Parkinson's Disease, cognitive performance in children, balance and hearing. Portland, ME (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 What started 10 years ago with a few studies looking into the impact of blueberry consumption and Alzheimer´s Disease has led to more research relating to Parkinson´s Disease, cognitive performance in children, balance and...

2013-05-01 23:03:03

"Goals On Tracks” is the latest program created by Harry Che that claims to teach people about how to become rich effectively. A full "Goals On Tracks" review on the website Vkool.com shows if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 "Goals On Tracks” is the newly updated method developed by Harry Che that claims to teach people about how to become rich. This is one of the most complete goal setting programs available on the Internet that permits users to do...

2013-04-27 23:00:12

It´s never a good thing to be stressed. eReflect recently found a study which added another reason why stress is bad for our health: it stops our memory from functioning properly. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 It has long been known that stress can be a huge distraction for people when they're trying to accomplish things that need to get done. In fact, stress can get so overwhelming that people either lose their sense of organization or simply forget what the next item on...

2013-04-26 23:01:37

Sleep is no longer regarded as a “rest” period for the brain - the latest research suggests that the brain is intensely active during sleep and actually works on memory consolidation. Ultimate Memory software parent company expressed its excitement today about this new development in memory research. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 Ultimate Memory software makers eReflect announced today its excitement about a study which claims that our brains work on improving and...

Clenching Your Fists May Provide A Memory Boost
2013-04-25 13:22:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having trouble putting a name to a face at the grocery store or an annual conference? A new study in PLoS ONE suggests that clenching your fist can help dredge up information from the depths of your mind. Previous research has shown that different sides of the brain are responsible for memory storage and recall. Building on these findings, a team of New England researchers wanted to see if stimulating a particular side of the brain...

2013-04-20 23:00:09

Suckling is commonly perceived as a natural and instinctive behaviour of newborns. A new study has found, however, that it is in fact a learned behaviour, based on the newborn´s memory of the mother´s scent — a finding which has amazed researchers and professionals alike, including the developers of Ultimate Memory Software. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 A new study conducted on mice has yielded astounding results, showing that certain “instinctive”...

Studying How Brains Work When Bats Are On The Move
2013-04-19 11:11:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two new studies, published this week in Science, examine the mechanisms of animal navigation using bat models. RATS AND BATS The first study is the result of collaboration between University of Maryland (UMD), College Park and Boston University (BU). The findings, based on brain rhythms in bats and rats, challenges a widely-used model — based solely on rodents — of how animals navigate their environment. The study...

2013-04-18 13:27:11

Neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have taken a major step in their efforts to help people with memory loss tied to brain disorders such as Alzheimer´s disease. Using sea snail nerve cells, the scientists reversed memory loss by determining when the cells were primed for learning. The scientists were able to help the cells compensate for memory loss by retraining them through the use of optimized training schedules. Findings of this...

Internal GPS Guides Rats To Rewards
2013-04-18 08:48:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at Johns Hopkins University studying rats' ability to navigate familiar territory found that remembered spatial information is used by one particular brain structure to imagine routes that the rats then follow. Understanding why damage to that structure disrupts specific types of memory and learning could have implications for people with Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline. The model developed for this...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.