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.
News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
The brain stores memories by creating new circuits of communication between neurons. In particular, seahorse-shaped structures called hippocampi play an important role.
An Aboriginal memory technique that uses narrative and geography may outperform the famous "mind palace" technique.
The brain exaggerates the differences between similar memories in order to recall them more effectively.
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, causes memory and thinking problems, as well as behavioral changes in older adults.
Researchers have identified a possible biomarker for the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
A short session of brain zapping can reverse some of the effects of aging in older adults, a new study suggests.
Sleep learning, the way people commonly think of it, is almost certainly impossible. But researchers are discovering types of learning that occur during sleep, with exciting applications.
The ancient cosmologers were right and Galileo was wrong: This turtle's got the whole freaking world on its back.