Scientists may have worked out how emotions shape the memory processes.
Many psychologists claim memory is unreliable.
To understand what we suspect, so far, about the way in which some people with autism may see the world, we need to examine how we use the bank of experiences we have stored in memory.
Scholars continue to debate what, exactly, happened to Emmett Till the morning of his murder. But that hasn't stopped a poor Mississippi community from trying to profit off one version of the story.
We pick healthy foods to look after our bodies, but research shows certain healthy choices can also benefit our brains.
The self-help books are full of advice on how to get meaning in life, but it helps to understand what meaning actually is. Science may be able to provide some answers.
Memory is traumatic but also important in Holocaust remembrance. It also serves a critical role in providing lessons for the future.
Research milestones in the study of memory may help us find solutions to memory disorders like Alzheimer's or recovery from brain trauma.
What you remember of your last meal affects when and how much you eat next time around. Neuroscientists have now identified neurons in the brain's hippocampus that are crucial to this process.
Our birth is one of the all-important bookends of our lives and affects so much of what comes later – so why don't we think about it more?
Memories are an important part of our identity and we increasingly entrust them to the cloud – with potentially serious consequences.
We all know memory isn’t perfect but how different people focus their attention on an event will affect what they remember.
Even our most treasured memories can gradually change over time.
Eight decades on, the thought of the state encouraging people to attack groups of citizens is hard to believe. Here are some books that might help.
Authorities need a better way to identify so-called super recognisers who match suspects to CCTV footage.
A recent study found that half of patients who had therapy to help them cope with painful memories had a relapse four years later. So, is there a way to erase unwanted memories for good?
Whether the sins of our past stay with us forever has become a pertinent question of our time. A philosopher argues we don't need to carry our past burdens – although there are some moral conditions.
Two neural systems record traumatic memories, meaning they can be remembered in both conscious and unconscious ways.
A new study offers an explanation as to how we remember events by forming mental images.
Research sheds light on how we pick and choose among distorted memories to create our identity. But is that a bad thing?