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Posts tagged memory

August 24, 2015


Apple computer logo and power cable

The Apple in the Mind’s Eye 

You can't remember what the Apple logo looks like, even if you look at it multiple times a day, everyday. Here's why:

June 30, 2015


baby laughing

Get it?    

Getting a joke is like cracking a code.

May 1, 2015


elephant family on the move

Older Means Wiser for Elephants

Elephant matriarchs pinpoint predators by ear.

March 30, 2015


sugar cubes

Link Between Memory and Sugar

Blood sugar levels can impair brain health and memory formation.

September 12, 2014


chess board

Photographic Memory

Photographic memory is a myth. People with uncanny memorization skills are just really good at organizing information on familiar topics.

April 28, 2014


Crossed feet in soft light

How To Improve Your Memory

It turns out that giving your brain a boost could be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other.

January 2, 2014


Chocolate bar on a white background

Chocolate Brain

Could having a sweet tooth be good for an aging brain?

December 31, 2013


Several gold fish viewed from above

Do Fish Have Memories?

Your pet fish's cognitive abilities will probably surprise you!

September 19, 2013


brain on a table

Where Does The Brain Process Moral Decisions?

Scientists hope that by figuring out how the brain behaves, we'll be able to understand how people with different backgrounds reach different conclusions.

September 15, 2012


Scientists Restore Lost Cerebral Function In Non-Human Primates

Scientists have successfully employed a prosthesis to recoup lost brain power in lab monkeys. Could humans be next?

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