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18 September 2006, 05:33 AM ET
Deterioration of body and mind are the prices our bodies pay for protection against cancer as we grow older, new studies suggest.
11 September 2006, 12:21 PM ET
The body, and not the mind, might be the first thing to go in people with Alzheimer's and related dementias.
08 September 2006, 06:10 AM ET
Both apparently adopt the same tactics for remembering where things are, but as children age their strategies change.
29 August 2006, 04:31 AM ET
Scientists learn how the brain assigns meaning and files the things our eyes see.
24 August 2006, 12:58 PM ET
Scientists have for the first time erased long-term memories in rats and also directly seen how the brain is changed by learning.
11 August 2006, 06:48 AM ET
Scientists have discovered molecular janitors that clear away a sticky gunk blamed for Alzheimer's disease -- until they get old and quit sweeping up.
06 August 2006, 04:38 AM ET
Software will allow you to easily carry years’ worth of searchable memories in your pocket.
03 August 2006, 06:01 AM ET
Art provides an extraordinary outlet for Alzheimer's patients, experts say.
03 August 2006, 06:01 AM ET
Researchers have for the first time developed a ``risk score'' in an attempt to predict future cases of dementia.
02 August 2006, 09:06 AM ET
Bees look for flower colors that signify warm temperatures when choosing their dining spot. And they remember what they learn.
21 March 2006, 10:46 AM ET
A new simple model of a portion of a brain cell will provide researchers with fresh insight to the destructive processes behind neurodegenerative diseases.
13 March 2006, 11:01 AM ET
A new study finds memory is worse and the speed of thought slower among those who’ve used a lot of marijuana.
08 March 2006, 02:45 AM ET
If you don't believe you'll have a good memory when you get older, then you might as well forget about this article.
25 January 2006, 10:17 AM ET
Staying mentally and physically active is the best way to keep the mind sharp and reduce the risks of developing dementia, two recent studies report.
22 December 2005, 09:00 AM ET
To recall memories, your brain travels back in time via the ultimate Google search, according to a new study in which scientists found they can monitor the activity and actually predict what you'll think of next.
13 December 2005, 04:09 AM ET
It sounds like an infomercial from late-night TV. But it works!
28 November 2005, 05:30 AM ET
It's one thing to stuff a lot of facts into your brain. Marking them as important is a whole other talent.
23 November 2005, 08:00 AM ET
When you forget a name or can't find your car keys, it's not because your brain is out of storage space.
16 November 2005, 08:01 AM ET
Instead of following the Sun or using an internal compass, ants use visual cues on the ground to reach food and then find their way home when full, a new study finds.
19 October 2005, 08:09 AM ET
You might not remember where you left your keys, but your brain does.
23 August 2005, 01:43 PM ET
Your memory takes things in even when you don't try. The finding reveals our animal traits.
11 August 2005, 08:17 AM ET
People don't see straight after looking at emotional images.
26 July 2005, 05:46 AM ET
Scientists figure out a chemical explanation.
26 May 2005, 06:46 AM ET
We call get songs stuck in our heads, and some bring vivid memories. Scientists are beginning to understand how it all works.
17 May 2005, 01:11 PM ET
Old humans can learn new tricks from children, if they pay attention.
09 February 2005, 02:00 AM ET
Scientists learn why brainiacs sometimes can't handle the heat.
08 December 2004, 08:01 AM ET
Insight suggests your mind works something like a bird brain, too.
22 November 2004, 04:00 AM ET
First impressions last, even if we don't realize it.
01 November 2004, 02:00 AM ET
Playing on the imagination, scientists have found it's pretty easy to make people remember things that never happened.
11 November 1111, 06:15 AM ET
Protein "plaques" on brain cells cause dementia. But scientists may be able to "turn them off".
11 November 1111, 06:15 AM ET
Eavesdropping on hippocampus activity hears dramatic effects of stress on memory.
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