For couples, families or friends who share a significant song, the effects of music can be powerful and persistent, lasting well into old age, even piercing through dementia.
Working memory and intelligence tend to go hand in hand.
If you believe intoxicated people always give unreliable eyewitness testimonies, think again.
The Imperial War Museum was founded to do a very different task to that of today.
More and more research suggests dogs have one of the best memories in the animal kingdom.
The details in memories can often make them feel photographic, but many scientists are sceptical that photographic memories really exist.
Rohingya songs and drawings are a form of resistance against the persecutions they face in Myanmar and in Bangladesh.
It's all down to what's called your working memory.
We know that smoking and drinking is bad for your memory, but combined, they're so much worse.
Which objects would you choose to tell the story of your life?
What's going on in the brain when something seems familiar but we don't know why.
The Florey Institute's Dr Jee Hyun Kim explains how the different aspects of memory work and why attention is the most important element of improving your memory in this long-form comic explainer.
The effects of long-term tobacco smoking on our mental faculties such as memory and concentration are only now becoming known.
Known as the reminiscence bump, memory scientists are hotly debating what causes it.
Results of the first large-scale study to specifically investigate the musical features that might increase the 'earworminess' of a song.
An intense night of study won't help you remember information in the long-term – and the stress of revising under pressure will likely impact on your sleep and thus your exam performance.
With current modes up against their limits, we need new data storage solutions. Tiny defects in diamonds' atomic structure might turn them into a new medium for memory.
A single session of football heading can temporarily impair memory. So what does that mean for children with developing brains?
The myth that a blow to the head can both cause and cure amnesia – a common one on TV and in the movies – may have begun during the 19th century.
Our memories provide us with insight into events, knowledge of the world around us and influence our actions and behaviours – forming important aspects of our personality.