Psychology | Personality

Simply Fearing The Day Will Be Stressful Worsens Memory, Focus, Productivity - Study Finds

Just believing your day will be stressful worsens your working memory and cause you to be less productive and make a day at the office even harder, a new study finds.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use May Lead To Serious Memory Impairments - Study Finds

A new study finds that long-term use of cannabis or cannabis-based drugs disturbs areas of the brain that control memory, causing "significant impairments."

Psychology | Personality

Reducing trait anxiety by implanting false positive memories – Research Digest

The results suggest it may be possible to exploit the known malleability of memory to edit people's very sense of self. By Christian Jarrett

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Why Walking Through Doorways Makes Us Forget

Ever walked from your kitchen to the living room to find your phone and then forgotten what you were looking for once you got there? Researchers think your brain is hard-wired to undergo precisely that process of forgetting.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Forgetfulness -- Dementia Symptoms or Normal?

It’s not unusual to have a few “senior moments” as you get older. But how do you know when to be concerned?

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Is Sleep Apnea Affecting Your Daily Life?

Sleep apnea is typically associated with snoring, so it can be a surprise to learn that there are daytime symptoms too. Read on to learn how to I.D. the disorder.

Health & Fitness | Health

Memory Pictures: Tips to Stay Smart, Sharp, and Focused

WebMD shows you how to keep your brain active at every age with these memory tips. Find out how to focus and keep your brain sharp.

Health & Fitness | Health

Running Sharpens Memory, Offsets Damage To Brain From Chronic Stress - Study Finds

A new study finds that running is not only good for the heart and lungs, it also helps the brain preserve memory when it's under attack by chronic stress.

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A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

Electrodes threaded into the brains of epilepsy patients enhanced their recall on word tests by about 15 percent.

Miscellaneous | Stuff

Why You Can’t Think of the Word That’s on the Tip of Your Tongue - NYTimes.com

There you are in the middle of a conversation, and suddenly you draw a blank on a particular word. It’s right there … if you could just remember …

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Food for Concentration: 11 Foods That Boost Memory & Help You Focus

Can brain foods really help you concentrate, or boost memory? Increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding these

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Common Meds and Dementia: How Strong Is the Link?

Could your chances of getting dementia depend on what’s in your medicine cabinet? WebMD has the details.

Health & Fitness | Health

How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age

Exercise, a good diet, blood pressure control and brain-stimulating activity may help.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

A Brief Guide on How to Sleep Better Every Night

Want to learn how to sleep better? Look no further. This guide walks you through everything you need to know to learn how to sleep better every night.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

It’s Not Just You — Allergy Brain Is Real

Scientists aren’t entirely sure why allergies make you fuzzy-headed, but they have a theory.

News | In the News

Short and long term memory: For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong —

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, em

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Take Notes You Will Remember - PsyBlog

Laptop versus hand-written notes: what the difference reveals about memory.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Dietary Flavanols Reverse Age-Related Memory Decline - Columbia University Medical Center

Dietary cocoa flavanols reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by Columbia scientists.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

When Do Children Start Making Long-Term Memories?

Dima Amso, an associate professor in the department of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences at Brown University, answers

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How Your Brain Controls the Speed of Time

Why does reality seem to slow down in moments of extreme peril? Can the mind really bend time? Here’s the neuroscience behind the phenomenon.

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Move over, elephants. Dogs have remarkable memories, researchers say

Your dog remembers more than you might think. A new study that tested the memory of man’s best friend found that dogs exhibit something akin to episodic memory — a process that’s been well documented in humans, but difficult to prove in other anima

Health & Fitness | News Items

Remembering Childhood Trauma and Abuse That Never Happened

Memory is incredibly malleable -- which means that it's not that difficult to falsely convince someone they experienced something horrific.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Sex That Really Does Have a Better Memory

Study tested which sex has a better memory for events, words, faces and meanings.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Increase Attention With Oldest Technique of All (Forget Brain Training)

While 'brain training' games have become popular, there is a better way to increase attention, new research suggests.

Psychology | Relationships

Why You're Good With Faces But Terrible With Names

In a purely objective sense, a person’s face and name are, by and large, unrelated.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Dementia: 9 Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

Includes: memory problems that are perfectly normal and those which are slightly worrying.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Sense of an Ending: A New Way to Care for #Dementia

An Arizona nursing home offers new ways to care for people with dementia.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

#Brain training may forestall #dementia onset for years, new study says

If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the s

Health & Fitness | Health News

Alzheimer’s Gene Affects Early Brain Development, Study Suggests

Changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease can be seen as early as childhood in people with a heightened genetic risk, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new 

Health & Fitness | News Items

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

Microglia might hold the key to what causes Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, autism, schizophrenia, and other brain disorders.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Antibiotics Hurt Memory And Slow Brain Cell Growth

262 million prescriptions are written for antibiotics in one year in the US alone.

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Here Is The Memory Trick Backed By Science

A technique that everyone can benefit from, whatever their artistic talent.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Alzheimer's could be helped with meditation

Researchers at Jena University Hospital in Germany found chemicals behind the feel-good feeling produced by meditation may also provide a boost.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Need to Remember Something? Grab a Drawing Pad!

Drawing might be the smartest way to encode an idea in your brain.

Science & Technology | Science

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a...

Health & Fitness | Health News

Dementia: 9 Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

Includes: memory problems that are perfectly normal and those which are slightly worrying.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Essential Oil That Enhances Memory For Past And Future Events

The aroma of this essential oil also boosts mental arithmetic and long-term memory.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

B12 and the Brain

The vital vitamin might mean everything when it comes to brain health.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s – Neuroscience News

Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join. Our neuroscience social network has science groups,

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More evidence emerges for 'transmissible Alzheimer's' theory : Nature News & Comment

Autopsies reveal plaques in the brains of people who died after receiving grafts from cadavers.

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Salk Institute say the human brain can store 10 TIMES the memories previously thought

A team at the Salk Institute in California, discovered that, on average, one synapse can hold about 4.7 bits of information. This means that the human brain has a capacity of one petabyte.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Widespread Habit That May Damage Memory - PsyBlog

Tweet Share 0 Pocket Pinterest LinkedIn 0 Email Learning and memory could be damaged by this common habit. Habitual late-night snacking could damage a type of memory and learning, a new study suggests. Eating meals at odd hours has already

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This Fine Belief May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

Tweet Share 0 Pocket Pinterest LinkedIn 0 Email This belief about ageing may protect against memory loss linked to Alzheimer’s. Holding more positive beliefs about ageing may protect against Alzheimer’s disease, a new study finds. The results come fro

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Memory and Recall: 10 Amazing Facts You ...

Human memory and recall works nothing like a computer, but that's what makes it all the more fascinating to understand and experience.

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Memory and Recall: 10 Amazing Facts You Should Know - PsyBlog

Human memory and recall works nothing like a computer, but that's what makes it all the more fascinating to understand and experience.

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Videogames for Seniors Boost Brainpower

Playing videogames can improve seniors’ abilities to multitask, and boost concentration and working memory, too

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers erase memories in mice with a beam of light

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers with member affiliations to several institutions in the U.S. and Japan has developed a new device that allowed them to alter the spines on a neural dendrite in a mouse brain that was first modified naturally by an

Health & Fitness | Health News

It’s probably a myth that we’re not getting enough sleep - Quartz

We've been told that the modern, connected life is taking a toll on our sleep. Compared to previous generations, studies report, we've been sleeping less and less every year. And that is making us "more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

The Simple Study Technique That Will Maximise Recall

Sometimes studying comes easily - read, remember, rinse, repeat. Sometimes it’s like chewing concrete and no matter how much time is spent reviewing the material, when it comes time to remember, there’s nothing but chirping crickets.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

7 Ways to Improve Your Memory

Forget names. These days you can barely remember what you ate for lunch 20 minutes ago. First, you might want to slow down. Then take a look at these seven tips for boosting your brainpower. (P.S. You had grilled cheese, remember?)

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

6 Ways You Can Put Your Dreams to Work for You

While you sleep, your brain is solving problems. Here's how to get the answers.

Health & Fitness | Health News

This New Breakthough Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

A team of Australian researchers are using a non-invasive ultrasound technology to assist in removing toxic plaque and lesions from nerve cells commonly associated with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.   If you are one of the many millions of people

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Dogs Don't Remember Yesterday, Claims Psychologist | The Bark

A few days ago a colleague asked me if I'd seen an essay called "Dogs Don't Remember," published by Dr. Ira Hyman. I hadn't, and then, as I was doing an interview, a similar question about mental time travel by animals came up so I decided to

Science & Technology | Science & Space

BBC - Future - Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.

Advice & Self-Help | Miscellaneous

Exodist Photography Blog: Samsung Pro 64GB SDXC Memory Review | Product Review

Memory cards can be the most important part of your photography gear. Yet many choose to get the cheapest memory cards they can get, while at the same time running the risk of loosing valuable data and slow data speeds. Looks like Samsung has came to the

Science & Technology | Tech

Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram | ExtremeTech

A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard's Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data -- around 700 terabytes -- ...

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Compound in cocoa found to reverse age-related memory loss - The Washington Post

Flavanols, found in cocoa and tea, reverse cognitive decline in a key area of the brain, study shows.

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3 Amazing Mind Tricks That Will Help You Remember Small Details | TIME

Here are three tricks to remember information, especially at seminars and conferences

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness Info

People With This Blood Type Are At Greater Risk For Memory Loss In Later Life

People with an extremely rare blood type could be at a higher risk for developing memory problems later in life. A new study published in the journal Neurology says people with AB blood type could be up to 82 percent more likely to develop problems w...