Memory Archive
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.
25 July 2012, 06:11 PM ET
Club drug may damage brain region crucial for memory formation.
04 July 2012, 08:58 PM ET
The findings could be applied to treating dementia in humans.
12 June 2012, 07:00 PM ET
Does taking fish oil keep your brain in good shape?
18 May 2012, 12:35 PM ET
When it comes to fat, what's good or bad for the heart, may be the same for the brain.
02 May 2012, 09:39 AM ET
Using a computer may protect against memory loss late in life, as long as you make sure to exercise as well, a new study suggests.
25 April 2012, 12:46 PM ET
Video-game therapy may seem simple, but studies show soldiers and other trauma victims may benefit.
19 April 2012, 10:27 AM ET
People are more active are half as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, compared with people who are less active, a new study finds.
01 April 2012, 09:38 AM ET
Don't worry, human mind control is still a ways off, researchers say.
28 March 2012, 05:57 PM ET
Brief disturbances during sleep may interfere with our ability to consolidate, or stabilize, memories.
12 March 2012, 08:34 AM ET
Alzheimer's afflicts millions, two thirds of them women.
27 February 2012, 04:01 PM ET
People with higher levels of omega-3s had larger brains, and did better on tests of memory and problem-solving skills, than people with lower levels.
24 February 2012, 12:27 PM ET
Caloric intake may be linked to cognitive impairment as we age.
20 February 2012, 11:42 AM ET
Studies in animals suggest a class of Alzheimer's drugs may have detrimental affects on memory, and development of these drugs should proceed with caution, researchers say.
14 February 2012, 04:00 PM ET
Researchers hope improving sleep could stall dementia.
13 February 2012, 04:54 PM ET
How "in control" we feel swings wildly — and when it's high, we are actually smarter.
09 February 2012, 03:19 PM ET
Memory formation in fruit flies is simpler than once thought. Could this be true for humans, too?
08 February 2012, 07:26 PM ET
Sending electrical pulses into the brain may improve memory.
02 February 2012, 05:13 PM ET
Men are hard-wired to remember unpleasant emotional experiences — the opposite of women.
18 January 2012, 01:01 PM ET
Genes involved in cognitive decline could be involved in dementia and related diseases.
17 January 2012, 05:01 PM ET
Insomnia may lessen the strength of an emotional memory.
05 January 2012, 09:58 AM ET
Where your brain is concerned, aging isn't a one-way street. Here are six scientifically proven ways to improve your memory.
21 November 2011, 03:39 PM ET
We've all had the experience of going from one room to another in our houses and forgetting why we did so. A new psychology study shows it was the doorway's fault.
26 September 2011, 05:16 PM ET
Doctors should test vitamin B12 levels when treating anyone with signs of dementia.
02 September 2011, 01:08 PM ET
Scientists explore how memory and language affect creativity.
25 August 2011, 03:35 PM ET
György Buzsáki focuses on how neuronal circuitries of the brain support its cognitive capacities.
17 August 2011, 01:34 PM ET
Are ethicists' fears of memory manipulation drugs overblown? One researcher believes so and states his case praising memory altering research in this week's Nature commentary.