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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?

December 29, 2011

 

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When Is The Best Time To Study?

Students have sometimes found that after a good night's sleep they are able to remember material they studied the night before. Is this true?

November 8, 2011

 

Inside a hard disk drive

Behind The Scenes Of Saving

We click 'Save' constantly, but what's actually going on when we do?

March 11, 2011

 

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Why Do Our Brains Choose To Remember Some Details But Not Others?

Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people's names...

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