Memory Archive
21 May 2013, 05:00 PM ET
Drug may stave off brain function decline by mimicking effects of calorie restriction.
01 April 2013, 04:25 PM ET
Even light exercise and mental stimulation may improve cognitive function in older adults.
21 March 2013, 01:37 PM ET
The brain uses shortcuts to remember complex social ties.
07 March 2013, 06:08 PM ET
A reduced ability to remember words at the beginning of a list may be an early sign of mental decline.
28 February 2013, 10:04 AM ET
Psychologists have confirmed what Jane Austen knew 200 years ago: In love, 'a good memory is unpardonable.'
20 February 2013, 06:30 PM ET
The total amount of antioxidants in the diet is not linked to stroke and dementia risk.
14 February 2013, 09:44 AM ET
Hormones may lower Alzheimer's risk in women who carry a gene for the disease
07 February 2013, 03:25 PM ET
A genetic mutation creates the piles of proteins found in the most common forms of the disorder
05 February 2013, 01:16 PM ET
A fit body in midlife may keep the mind sharp down the road.
02 February 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Too much alcohol can affect the ability to drive, sleep, learn and control weight.
31 January 2013, 06:07 PM ET
A brain on alcohol is a noggin' that's conducive to a fight.
22 January 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Researchers may have come up with a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in people while they are still alive.
16 January 2013, 01:41 PM ET
Too much added sugar in the diet can cause all kinds of health problems.
16 January 2013, 11:22 AM ET
New research sheds slight on why menopausal women forget.
15 January 2013, 11:47 AM ET
The fleeting status updates you post on Facebook might leave a more lasting impression than you think.
08 January 2013, 05:41 PM ET
Theories abound, but much of our need for sleep remains a mystery.
31 December 2012, 12:12 PM ET
Amnesia can occur as a result of head trauma, drug toxicity, stroke, Alzheimer disease, infection or even emotional shock.
28 December 2012, 05:05 PM ET
New research shows how the mind-ruining disease might affect semantic memory.
20 December 2012, 08:48 AM ET
Experts debunk 5 common myths about aging.
17 December 2012, 02:19 PM ET
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.
11 December 2012, 04:36 PM ET
Feeling lonely -- whether or not a person is actually alone -- is linked with an increased risk of developing dementia, a new study says.
05 December 2012, 02:59 PM ET
To stay sharp, your brain needs regular exercise, too.
24 November 2012, 04:16 PM ET
They use excreted chemicals as a memory system.
11 October 2012, 02:00 PM ET
Even in unfamiliar scenarios, the brain can be biased.
05 October 2012, 04:29 PM ET
Are you good at remembering faces and names? There's a quick test you can take to find out.
24 September 2012, 12:11 PM ET
Were Rick Perry's famously cringe-inducing blunders the result of an undiagnosed sleep disorder?
24 September 2012, 12:10 PM ET
Were Rick Perry's famously cringe-inducing blunders the result of an undiagnosed sleep disorder?
04 September 2012, 09:37 AM ET
Blood sugar levels on the high end of the normal range are linked with brain shrinkage.
17 August 2012, 02:18 PM ET
The brains of super-agers look decades younger than their actual age.
13 August 2012, 04:00 PM ET
Eating dark chocolate may help improve brain function and memory.
08 August 2012, 05:09 PM ET
Being born by C-section may have a lasting effect on the brain.
03 August 2012, 10:31 AM ET
Motherhood may improve memory.
02 August 2012, 03:02 PM ET
Older adults do not appear to get the same memory benefit from sleep as younger people.
02 August 2012, 02:12 PM ET
Older adults do not appear to get the same memory benefit from sleep as younger people.
26 July 2012, 02:00 PM ET
What you've just been exposed to may influence your memory.