News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
A new study revealed what happens in the brain when people plan and execute learned movement patterns.
Researchers genetically altered mouse brain cells to produce physical timelines of their key events in the form of a self-assembling chain of fluorescent proteins.
The brain stores memories by creating new circuits of communication between neurons. In particular, seahorse-shaped structures called hippocampi play an important role.
reference It’s never too late to boost your gray matter. Discover how to improve your memory and keep your brain sharp
The Mandela effect is when many people believe that something happened when, in reality, it never did.
Live Science newsletter
Stay up to date on the latest science news by signing up for our Essentials newsletter.