15 November 2007, 09:00 AM ET
New research supports sleep's key role in memory formation.
04 November 2007, 05:59 PM ET
Elderly adults can focus their attention just as well as young people.
15 October 2007, 01:00 PM ET
Rate of brain cell growth declines in younger adults, continues through old age.
04 October 2007, 08:01 AM ET
A stress hormone could help your brain seal in memories.
29 September 2007, 08:00 PM ET
Cockroaches are not morning types, a study suggests.
17 September 2007, 01:03 PM ET
While resting, infants show active brain regions.
13 September 2007, 06:08 AM ET
Limited connections between brain cells challenges memory theories.
05 September 2007, 04:39 AM ET
Why we remember bad events better than good ones.
20 August 2007, 08:13 AM ET
Memory associated with movement stronger than visual memory for felines.
02 August 2007, 05:04 AM ET
The brain is a tough nut to crack. But the payoff is huge.
31 July 2007, 05:32 AM ET
Scientists find connection between smoking marijuana and psychotic behavior.
12 July 2007, 10:04 AM ET
Researchers find two brain areas involved in emotional memory suppression.
02 July 2007, 05:24 AM ET
Researchers develop drug that blocks biochemical pathways in the mind.
01 July 2007, 03:01 PM ET
The brain can alert us of past mistakes in under a second.
28 June 2007, 08:25 AM ET
The finding could explain why working out makes you happy.
21 June 2007, 12:28 PM ET
They categorize things in the right order better than the sighted.
21 June 2007, 10:01 AM ET
First-borns and those raised as eldest sibling have higher IQs than younger siblings.
10 June 2007, 05:59 AM ET
New study predicts 106 million people with AlzheimerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s by 2050.
07 June 2007, 10:01 AM ET
Brain's hippocampus may play big role in causing bouts of deja vu.
05 June 2007, 07:29 AM ET
Concussions sustained by pro athletes may lead to mental health problems.
21 May 2007, 07:46 AM ET
We remember people better if they look like their names.
21 May 2007, 04:13 AM ET
Men show more mental decline with aging than women.
15 April 2007, 02:55 PM ET
We learn better when the material fits into what we already know, a new study suggests.
09 April 2007, 05:43 AM ET
Out with the old! Too many long-term memories make it hard to filter new information. The finding could help people with short-term memory problems.
06 April 2007, 05:10 AM ET
People who think they used to be someone else are twice as likely to make unrelated memory gaffes.
29 March 2007, 05:07 AM ET
A new type of flash drive makes no noise, emits little heat, and consumes less power. Oh, and it's more durable. Sales are expected to soar.
23 March 2007, 01:41 PM ET
Humans process the day while they snooze, aiding memory. Perhaps robots could do the same, a researcher suggests.
20 March 2007, 07:07 AM ET
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, a 10 percent increase since the last Alzheimer's Association estimate five years ago.
20 February 2007, 07:10 AM ET
The reason that some people become more absentminded and others keep a steel-trap memory has more to do with how the brain files memories and makes room for new ones than your age, a new study suggests.
30 January 2007, 02:42 AM ET
Researchers have produced the world's densest memory circuit, one that industry analysts didn't expect to see for another decade.
11 January 2007, 05:09 AM ET
For older adults, having a higher education level may mean a faster decline in word memory, according to a new study.
28 December 2006, 07:26 AM ET
Beneath a slimy faÃ§ade, the sea slug is somewhat of a brainiac. At any given time within a single brain cell, more than 10,000 genes are hard at work.
18 December 2006, 11:07 AM ET
When rats snuggle up for a nap, they replay â€œmoviesâ€ of their daily activities in what scientists suggest is the animal equivalent of dreaming, a new study suggests.The research supports the idea that memories are cemented into the brain during sleep.
09 December 2006, 03:19 AM ET
A new study shows that boys and girls may process basic parts of grammar in different parts of their brain.
19 November 2006, 08:00 AM ET
Scientists may have just found out why marijuana impairs memory and why the brain's natural versions of the drug might help against epilepsy.
14 November 2006, 03:36 AM ET
It's the bane of every student, but the upside to taking frequent tests is that it enhances long-term memory, according to a new study.