Final school exams are typically seen as a very intense period of preparation. But it is also important to rest during this time if you want to maximise your performance.
The things that people are able to bring with them often take on a heightened significance, reflective of both their old and new lives.
Dreams keep our brains ticking over. They wash the thoughts from the day’s events at a molecular level. They might even help us imagine what’s possible during our waking hours.
Bilinguals may struggle with hangman but they excel at remembering and categorising objects.
Music creates powerful memories and emotional connections in our brains.
The drug has been hailed as a ‘turning point’ in Alzheimer’s treatment. But keep in mind the trial only included participants with early or mild disease. And while it slowed decline, it’s not a cure.
No, we shouldn’t all rush out to buy multivitamin supplements. Here’s what this new study actually found.
Many plants contain flavanols – but some contain more than others.
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.