One of the worst things people do to their memory is worrying about memory loss.
It is better for memory to make mistakes while learning and lead to the correct answer, according to a new study. However, it is effective only if the guesses are close-but-no-cigar, the findings of the study added.
Researchers have used light to erase specific memories in mice, proving a basic theory of how different parts of the brain work together to retrieve episodic memories, according to a new study.
Working memory could be a source of learning difficulties in people with schizophrenia, suggests a new study.
People with blood type AB may be more likely to develop memory loss in later years than people with other blood types, according to a new study.
Researchers have successfully used a portable brain-mapping device to show prefrontal cortex activity among veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorders.
Getting some sleep after learning encourages the growth of dendritic spines - the tiny protrusions from brain cells that connect to other brain cells and facilitate the passage of information across synapses - according to a new study.
High definition video and audio might be obvious but researchers have found a new class of memory that they are terming ‘high definition’ too.
Human who possess high motor excitability have better working memory than human with a low excitability for the same, a new study has shown.
An enhanced extract made from the antioxidants extracted from spearmint and rosemary can help people in improving their learning and memory, a study finds.
Scientists have discovered that they can reduce negative memory in a compound linked to human memory according to a new study.
Have you ever seen the television commercial for Luminosity? And wondered if brain training programs alike actually worked?
Smells could be used to calm fears while people sleep, a new study in the US finds.
A new study claims that cocoa can improve working memories in elderly people. Apparently, the study has found that people who were given cocoa drinks scored high in reasoning tests and also improved blood sugar control compared to others who did were not given the drink. It's the flavonol content in Cocoa, which protects the brain cells from damaging. Flavonol is also found in tea, grapes, red wine and apples, reports Telegraph.
Researchers have suggested that choline supplementation in pregnant women lowers cortisol in the baby by changing epigenetic expression of genes involved in cortisol production.