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June 12, 2017

 

A black and white image. The largest part of this image is a man's face making a pained expression with three marks running from his dark hair across his right eye, nose, and mouth. The background of this is black dots on a white background. This image is also a billboard. In the left bottom corner, small people are looking at the face.

Emotional Hangover

Why do more emotionally charged moments seem more memorable?

July 27, 2011

 

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Is There A Scientific Formula For Happiness?

Psychologists have discovered some basic parameters to help us understand happiness and how to have more of it.

February 24, 2005

 

Remembering Alien Abductions

If a memory causes physical distress, does that necessarily mean that the event you’re remembering actually happened? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 27, 2005

 

Memory and Reasoning

Did you know that knowledge can actually hurt one's ability to remember? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Exotic fish swim around a coral reef

Do Fish Have Memories?

Do fish actually have a working memory? Recent experiments show that fish can in fact remember things for several days.

September 27, 2003

 

The Hand Speaks

Does hand movement while talking help one's memory? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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