We sometimes see memory as a video camera, recording our lives accurately and without bias – but this is a myth. Instead, our childhood memories are intricately shaped by our family and culture.
New research reveals how stress could alter our perceptions about which animals are 'smart'.
How do brains convert experiences into memories? New research explores the chain of events by focusing on what genes shift into gear when neurons are firing.
Compulsory sport and physical education at school will improve children's memory, attention and ability to concentrate, not just boost fitness. The evidence is in.
From dyslexia, to dementia to schizophrenia, there is evidence that playing games can help, while boosting family connections and emotional wellbeing.
As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too.
From opioids to endocannabinoids, an exercise scholar digs into the science to explain the mental health benefits of a regular workout.
Study of the "memory centres" of the brain in adults offers hope for detecting Alzheimer's disease earlier -- before the onset of memory loss.
Neuroscience labs around the world may need to reevaluate some of their assumptions about whether what works in animals will really produce meaningful treatments for people.
The scientists behind a controversial new study were surprised by their own results. But they carefully did all they could to 'prove a negative,' and their neurogenesis study is shaking up the field.
Psychological phenomena have long been thought of as universal. But it turns out scientists may have been blinded by their own culture.
Instead of nagging younger kids "not to forget", and trusting the power of the child’s developing memory alone, try to help them "offload" as much of the work as possible.
The US has yet to fully undergo a process of truth and reconciliation.
Children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder should be offered extra support at school.
Provincial policies to implement the legal consumption of marijuana are unlikely to protect children and youth. High school teachers and parents will be on the front line.
The benefits of naps are similar to those experienced after consuming caffeine, but without the side effects of caffeine dependence and possibly disrupted sleep at night time.
It can be hard to get into a study groove, but removing distractions, getting enough sleep, self-testing, spacing out your study and creating memory aids can help students succeed.
People who see themselves as conscientious consumers often buy items made by companies that violate their values because it's hard to keep that information in mind.
To learn why some new nonprofits prosper when others do not requires dealing with the fact that everyone has trouble remembering things the way they happened.
He’s not dumb. He’s not crazy. Donald Trump is instead a mind manipulator, using his Twitter magic wand to exploit so-called malleable memory effect that helps him achieve ultra-right goals.