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Posts tagged memory

May 1, 2015

 

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Older Means Wiser for Elephants

Elephant matriarchs pinpoint predators by ear.

March 30, 2015

 

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Link Between Memory and Sugar

Blood sugar levels can impair brain health and memory formation.

September 12, 2014

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Chocolate Brain

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

December 31, 2013

 

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Do Fish Have Memories?

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

September 19, 2013

 

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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?

May 1, 2012

 

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Does Nicotine Prevent Memory Loss?

"I'm hearing that nicotine can help prevent memory loss in older adults... is this true?"

January 11, 2012

 

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Is My Brain Static Or Constantly Changing?

Scientists used to think that for all its complexity, the brain was pretty static. But... is this true today?

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