Memory Archive
05 August 2010, 08:02 AM ET
The same part of the brain that's in charge of processing our senses is also responsible, at least in part, for storing emotional memories, a new study suggest.
04 August 2010, 11:05 AM ET
The dream-enacting behaviors have been linked to dementia and Parkinson's disease.
29 July 2010, 07:18 AM ET
Daydreams affect your memory. The farther away your mind wanders, in time and space, the harder it is to remember what you just did.
21 July 2010, 02:01 AM ET
That's relatively good news, as lifestyle factors could curb depression and so keep Alzheimer's at bay.
12 July 2010, 10:27 AM ET
If you want to perfect a chip shot, constant drills with your wedge may not help. Find out what will.
23 June 2010, 08:45 AM ET
The interior of the new iPhone 4 is dominated by a giant battery, it has double the RAM (512 MB) of the iPhone 3GS.
04 June 2010, 09:23 AM ET
A new study on acoustic memorization reveals a remarkable ability of the brain to recognize patterns in complex sound and noise.
01 June 2010, 09:45 AM ET
Education not only delays the early symptoms of dementia, but can also delay the development of the disease, a new study has determined.
25 May 2010, 02:04 AM ET
The key to intelligence may be the ability to remember many things at once. A new memory test can predict this IQ.
21 May 2010, 04:27 AM ET
Belly fat might increase the risk of dementia, a new study suggests
14 May 2010, 04:35 AM ET
Dementia can take away the meaning of flavors, a new study finds.
07 May 2010, 03:13 AM ET
A new "freaky" lab rat has been created to study Alzheimer's disease
22 April 2010, 07:03 AM ET
Dreams boost learning and help us make sense of the real world. A new study may be the first to show this connection between dreaming and learning.
13 April 2010, 06:40 AM ET
A new handwritten Alzheimer's test assesses cognitive abilities in older adults. The test could one day serve as a tool to help detect Alzheimer's disease.
04 April 2010, 05:39 AM ET
The brain acts like a filing cabinet to distinguish between different fears.
24 March 2010, 03:59 AM ET
Memory problems in pregnant women could be linked to higher hormone levels, study suggests.
11 March 2010, 06:04 AM ET
By scanning your brain, scientists can tell what memory you are recalling.
19 February 2010, 06:53 AM ET
Pre-deployment mindfulness training boosts working memory in soldiers, decreasing negative emotions and boosting positive ones.
18 February 2010, 07:01 AM ET
A brain mechanism that erases memories to help make way for new ones could lead to the development of memory-erasing drugs.
01 February 2010, 11:09 AM ET
People whose minds are slipping are at greater risk of stroke, a new study finds.
28 January 2010, 06:03 AM ET
Older adults get a memory boost by making use of irrelevant information.
05 January 2010, 03:36 AM ET
Once again ginkgo, when rigorously tested, proves ineffective in preventing dementia or improving cognitive function. Yet ginkgo advocates soldier on.
15 December 2009, 04:16 AM ET
A new PSA may signal that the NFL is sort of, maybe, almost getting serious about concussions.
09 December 2009, 08:02 AM ET
A new behavior therapy could block fearful memories.
03 December 2009, 06:02 AM ET
A large study shows exercise may benefit the brain.
12 November 2009, 03:45 AM ET
We might not be wired to remember to whom we tell information.
06 November 2009, 10:42 AM ET
Researchers examine how the brain experiences and benefits from musical training.
26 October 2009, 02:59 PM ET
How does "sleeping on it" help your decision-making process?
15 September 2009, 03:45 PM ET
There is no scientific consensus that people can completely forget traumatic events and recall them years later.
15 September 2009, 05:09 AM ET
Scientists may have overestimated how much our brain shrinks as we age, a new study suggests
09 September 2009, 05:56 AM ET
Study finds increased memory loss in patients who have had an infection.
03 August 2009, 12:01 PM ET
Reading, writing, other brain exercises put off memory decline of dementia.
30 July 2009, 12:42 PM ET
A new survey reveals who is most likely to take naps.
21 July 2009, 11:10 AM ET
People should understand that the researchers are using the term "memory" very differently than most people do.
20 July 2009, 05:37 AM ET
Researchers have found evidence for short-term memory in 30 week old fetuses
29 June 2009, 01:57 PM ET
The disparities between what younger people expect will happen as they age, and what really happens, are stark.