02 June 2009, 01:06 PM ET
Students who had endured a ring later scored about 25 percent worse.
19 May 2009, 03:12 PM ET
The ability can prove to be socially awkward.
27 April 2009, 07:33 AM ET
Is each of us inhabited by a soul that has lived previous lives earlier in history?
23 April 2009, 10:00 AM ET
Brain imaging shows circadian signal suppressed by sleep pressure in early birds.
23 April 2009, 05:03 AM ET
Worried your memory will fade as you age? Don't think about it!
22 April 2009, 08:06 AM ET
Scientists have shown that injecting an experimental drug into the brain can completely erase long-term memory in animals. This research could lead to new treatments for those who suffer from painful memories.
17 April 2009, 09:11 AM ET
People performed better in memory tests during lousy weather when they were a little grumpy.
06 April 2009, 01:13 PM ET
Those who had known nothing but poverty scored about 20 percent lower on working memory.
02 April 2009, 10:04 AM ET
Researchers develop technique that overwrites fearful memories, at least in rats.
26 March 2009, 03:45 PM ET
Whether it is a name, date or directions, there always seems to be something new to remember.
19 March 2009, 05:27 AM ET
Research suggests women's pain during sex should be reclassified as a pain disorder rather than a sexual dysfunction.
13 March 2009, 07:31 AM ET
Brain scans show how humans create memories of different locations.
26 February 2009, 04:55 PM ET
Doodling may help you remember details in an otherwise boring presentation.
24 February 2009, 05:00 AM ET
A brain-scan study shows the music-memory connection.
08 February 2009, 03:08 PM ET
Sometimes when you think you're guessing, your brain may actually know better.
03 February 2009, 05:20 AM ET
The term pot-head takes on new meaning.
30 January 2009, 04:31 AM ET
Electrical stimulation improves brain processing of motor skills.
28 January 2009, 08:40 AM ET
Imagine never forgetting anything. Virtue? Curse?
25 January 2009, 09:25 AM ET
A new study finds single cells can remember things.
19 January 2009, 11:17 AM ET
Personality and lifestyle impact dementia risk.
14 January 2009, 12:14 PM ET
Reports shows that while number of older drivers is up, they are involved in fewer crashes.
08 January 2009, 07:00 AM ET
Exercise shown to improve blood flow to brain and improve cognition.
29 December 2008, 04:49 AM ET
Dinosaurs, the brain, gorillas, electrons and arctic ice make the list of this year's top 5 science stories.
16 December 2008, 05:29 AM ET
Older adults (around 70 years) rely on “more abstract thinking” brain areas more so than younger adults to remember negatively emotional, past events.
01 December 2008, 03:01 AM ET
Innovation-oriented people may have stronger connections between their memory and reward brain centers.
25 November 2008, 07:37 AM ET
Vitamin pills don't ward off cancer and heart disease, and in some cases they make things much worse.
17 November 2008, 02:10 AM ET
A handful of people seem to reach very old ages with their brains remaining super-sharp.
22 October 2008, 01:37 PM ET
Scientists have successfully selected and safely erased specific memories in a mouse’s brain, leaving others intact, it was announced today.
14 October 2008, 07:05 AM ET
In older adults, searching Web increases brain activity more than simple reading.
13 October 2008, 11:23 AM ET
When the circadian system breaks down, so does memory.
29 September 2008, 09:29 AM ET
Important brain protein could be key to formation of fearful memories.
08 September 2008, 01:01 PM ET
A new study found the brain can remember a lot more than previously believed.
15 August 2008, 06:28 AM ET
Memory is partly a matter of genetics, but there are things you can do to keep your mind in shape.
11 August 2008, 08:44 AM ET
Study suggests elephant memories can help herds through hard times.
07 August 2008, 10:01 AM ET
The more an image grabs our attention, the easier it is to remember.
06 August 2008, 05:21 AM ET
By sapping energy reserves (i.e. burning calories), exercise spurs the body to protect its most precious, and energy-demanding, organ: the brain. Scientists have found this is an example of "good stress;" it starts a chain of events that make us smarter,