News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
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.
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.
The brain acts like a filing cabinet to distinguish between different fears.
Memory problems in pregnant women could be linked to higher hormone levels, study suggests.
By scanning your brain, scientists can tell what memory you are recalling.
Pre-deployment mindfulness training boosts working memory in soldiers, decreasing negative emotions and boosting positive ones.
A brain mechanism that erases memories to help make way for new ones could lead to the development of memory-erasing drugs.
People whose minds are slipping are at greater risk of stroke, a new study finds.
Older adults get a memory boost by making use of irrelevant information.
Once again ginkgo, when rigorously tested, proves ineffective in preventing dementia or improving cognitive function. Yet ginkgo advocates soldier on.
A new PSA may signal that the NFL is sort of, maybe, almost getting serious about concussions.
We might not be wired to remember to whom we tell information.
Researchers examine how the brain experiences and benefits from musical training.
There is no scientific consensus that people can completely forget traumatic events and recall them years later.
Scientists may have overestimated how much our brain shrinks as we age, a new study suggests