News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
Now, scientists can use the neurons to test Alzheimer's disease drugs with the hope of slowing memory loss.
Changing levels of a naturally occurring brain enzyme can erase or enhance memories.
The human brain is big but shrinking...Teen brains are not fully formed...And brains are wrinkly and use loads of energy.
Our minds become accustomed to a task, so taking a break can help us re-engage in a longer task, a study indicates.
Injections Can Improve Rat's Memory Even Two Weeks After Learning
Relatively tough-to-read fonts improve learning, according to a new study.
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.
Drinking a moderate amount of caffeine might step up your smarts, but that benefit decreases the more you drink
The brain needs learning, memory and attention to do everything from typing to playing the guitar
By demanding visual attention, the game can block out gruesome details of a traumatic event in our minds.
The damaging effects of Alzheimer's may have their roots a particularly vulnerable area of the brain and then spread to other regions.
Patients who experience a sepsis infection are at risk for mental and physical impairments later in life.
Tests improve people's ability to link pieces of information together, according to a new study.
Walking about a mile a day can increase the size of your gray matter, a new study shows.
Many scientists say the criteria Alzheimer's are in need of an extreme makeover.