Memory Archive
03 August 2011, 05:00 PM ET
Test yourself on these common memory beliefs.
03 August 2011, 04:49 PM ET
Researchers created a memory device with the physical properties of Jell-O, using ions to change the state of the device's liquid metal components.
27 July 2011, 01:49 PM ET
When the brain chemistry of aged monkeys was returned to that similar to levels found in younger monkeys, they performed better on a working memory test, the equivalent of "where did leave my keys?"
14 July 2011, 02:00 PM ET
Instead of remembering facts and information, people are more likely to remember where to find those facts and information, which more and more is the Internet and Google.
14 July 2011, 11:44 AM ET
Steven Clark studies how eyewitnesses make decisions based on imperfect information, and how this affects criminal trials.
14 July 2011, 09:07 AM ET
Steven Clark studies how eyewitnesses make decisions based on imperfect information, and how this affects criminal trials.
07 July 2011, 04:39 PM ET
Drinking too much alcohol can lead to blackouts when high levels of alcohol causes brain cells from forming memories
28 June 2011, 11:28 AM ET
As the body moves faster, brain waves associated with learning become stronger.
22 June 2011, 10:24 AM ET
But decaf just won't do the trick.
11 May 2011, 12:01 AM ET
What's your earliest childhood memory?
03 May 2011, 02:54 PM ET
A rose-colored view of the past makes extroverts happy.
02 May 2011, 06:25 PM ET
Being overweight or obese in middle age increases dementia risk later in life by 80 percent.
28 April 2011, 06:55 PM ET
Memorizing information with others may not be the best bet.
27 April 2011, 05:37 PM ET
Ability to at least partially erase bad memories in people is a step closer with research into marine snails.
27 April 2011, 12:55 PM ET
In the sleep-deprived brain, some neurons may go temporarily "offline."
20 April 2011, 02:06 PM ET
Learning an instrument as a kid could protect against age-related mental decline.
19 April 2011, 06:50 PM ET
Study finds the antidepressant imipramine, known as Tofranil, increased the number of brain cells in mice by 70 percent.
15 April 2011, 03:46 PM ET
Sudden gullibility could be a sign of brain damage caused by dementia.
15 April 2011, 10:00 AM ET
Researchers have discovered the area of the brain associated with embarrassment by studying those who lack it: people with dementia.
15 April 2011, 09:45 AM ET
A thumbnail-sized brain tissue may explain those rosy cheeks and sweating palms.
14 April 2011, 06:29 PM ET
Obese individuals who undergo weight loss surgery may boost their memory.
23 March 2011, 03:51 PM ET
Certain foods remind us of past meals with loved ones.
22 March 2011, 01:09 PM ET
Being widowed may raise the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to genealogical research.
17 March 2011, 12:37 PM ET
According to some researchers, memory-enhancing drugs like those in the new movie "Limitless" are just around the corner. Can our brains handle it?
08 March 2011, 12:06 PM ET
A short snooze before cramming for a test might help you ace that exam.
04 March 2011, 05:47 PM ET
Now, scientists can use the neurons to test Alzheimer's disease drugs with the hope of slowing memory loss.
03 March 2011, 02:01 PM ET
Changing levels of a naturally occurring brain enzyme can erase or enhance memories.
18 February 2011, 12:11 PM ET
The human brain is big but shrinking...Teen brains are not fully formed...And brains are wrinkly and use loads of energy.
18 February 2011, 11:56 AM ET
Top prevention tips worth their weight in wits.
11 February 2011, 10:28 AM ET
Our minds become accustomed to a task, so taking a break can help us re-engage in a longer task, a study indicates.
31 January 2011, 07:54 AM ET
With only 40 minutes of walking, three times a week.
26 January 2011, 06:01 AM ET
Injections Can Improve Rat's Memory Even Two Weeks After Learning
13 January 2011, 12:17 PM ET
Relatively tough-to-read fonts improve learning, according to a new study.
21 December 2010, 08:10 AM ET
Children with autism may have a harder time than other kids searching for items, such as a particular food in the grocery store, or keys inside a house.
12 December 2010, 03:35 AM ET
Curiosity may not always be about a love of learning.
06 December 2010, 07:13 AM ET
Drinking a moderate amount of caffeine might step up your smarts, but that benefit decreases the more you drink