The brain exaggerates the differences between similar memories in order to recall them more effectively.
News and information about how the mind works and why memory is such a complex affair.
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.
Scientists have found how aspirin might help prevent Alzheimer's disease by helping cells clear the debris that leads to amyloid plaque formation.