News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
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A reduced ability to remember words at the beginning of a list may be an early sign of mental decline.
Psychologists have confirmed what Jane Austen knew 200 years ago: In love, 'a good memory is unpardonable.'
The total amount of antioxidants in the diet is not linked to stroke and dementia risk.
Hormones may lower Alzheimer's risk in women who carry a gene for the disease
A genetic mutation creates the piles of proteins found in the most common forms of the disorder
A fit body in midlife may keep the mind sharp down the road.
Too much alcohol can affect the ability to drive, sleep, learn and control weight.
The fleeting status updates you post on Facebook might leave a more lasting impression than you think.
Amnesia can occur as a result of head trauma, drug toxicity, stroke, Alzheimer disease, infection or even emotional shock.
New research shows how the mind-ruining disease might affect semantic memory.
Some believe deja vu involves emotional responses to similar events; others figure the brain short circuits, sending an event to memory just a split second before putting it into consciousness.
Feeling lonely -- whether or not a person is actually alone -- is linked with an increased risk of developing dementia, a new study says.