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Caffeine Enhances Memory For Up To 24 Hours
2014-01-13 04:46:47

While caffeinated beverages such as coffee and tea are commonly consumed by people looking for an early morning energy boost, new research appearing in the journal Nature Neuroscience suggests that they could also serve as a memory enhancer.

2011-05-17 06:48:40

According to a Johns Hopkins neuroscientist the trouble with our aging brains is that they’re unable to process new information, such was where the keys are or new names, as "new" because the brain pathways leading to the hippocampus -- the area of the brain that stores memories -- become degraded over time.

2011-05-13 15:13:48

It's something we just accept: the fact that the older we get, the more difficulty we seem to have remembering things.


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