Memory Archive
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.
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.