Judges called it a profound novel that asks the contemporary question: what happens to us when our memories disappear?
People with aphantasia are unable to deliberately bring to mind mental images. Understanding the mechanisms of aphantasia reveals that different types of cognition exist.
Pinpointing where memories are stored in the brain and how they are transmitted could provide new targets to treat neurological diseases and serve as models for neuromorphic computing.
Of the three types of memory (sensory, working and long-term), the last two are indispensable for learning. Students must be taught to work on them in class in order to avoid meaningless memorisation.
Chat to your child while they draw, or learn about a new artistic style together.
Music, memories and emotions are all linked and certain songs can act as a direct line to our past.
Delirium is a clinical syndrome or condition that is usually temporary and treatable. But it’s often missed.
By learning what parts of the brain are crucial for imagination to work, neuroscientists can look back over hundreds of millions of years of evolution to figure out when it first emerged.
It’s wrong to doubt a woman’s claim she was attacked simply because she was drinking before it happened.
A new neuropsychology study on California wildfire survivors found chronic cognitive problems in addition to anxiety and PTSD.
Not all memory lapses are due to age-related changes in our brains. You could just be tired, anxious or distracted. Here’s what signals a problem.
There was once a time when you could simply put old photos and love letters out of sight and out of mind. Editing your ex out of your digital life is a lot trickier.
A bear eats a teenager, and inherits his memories. An ageing woman writer buys a tower of her own – where she reimagines the crone from Rapunzel. Two inventive new books resonate with our reviewer.
The good news is memory function may improve again over time.
About half the population of people taking regular medicines don’t take them as prescribed. Here are some tips to help you remember.
Our perception of time changes as we age.
Where do memories come from? And why do they provoke such strong emotions even though the moment may be long passed?
We’ve become used to the term ‘brain fog’ in connection to long COVID. But what is it and how do you know if you have it?
Up to 60% of people with dementia will get lost at some point after diagnosis.
We take it for granted that we can compare multiple memories when faced with a tough choice. But not every animal’s mind works that way.