News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
As the body moves faster, brain waves associated with learning become stronger.
Being overweight or obese in middle age increases dementia risk later in life by 80 percent.
Memorizing information with others may not be the best bet.
Ability to at least partially erase bad memories in people is a step closer with research into marine snails.
In the sleep-deprived brain, some neurons may go temporarily "offline."
Learning an instrument as a kid could protect against age-related mental decline.
Study finds the antidepressant imipramine, known as Tofranil, increased the number of brain cells in mice by 70 percent.
Sudden gullibility could be a sign of brain damage caused by dementia.
Researchers have discovered the area of the brain associated with embarrassment by studying those who lack it: people with dementia.
A thumbnail-sized brain tissue may explain those rosy cheeks and sweating palms.
Obese individuals who undergo weight loss surgery may boost their memory.
Certain foods remind us of past meals with loved ones.
Being widowed may raise the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to genealogical research.
According to some researchers, memory-enhancing drugs like those in the new movie "Limitless" are just around the corner. Can our brains handle it?