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October 27, 2010

 

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What Is “False Memory Syndrome?”

Did you ever have the experience of going through a photo album you haven't seen in years, and saying to yourself, "wait a minute...that's not how it was!"

September 7, 2010

 

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Video Games To Improve Memory?

Video games are not just for kids anymore! Researchers are experimenting with video games that help the elderly with their memory.

May 6, 2010

 

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Blueberries Boost Memory

You've been told time and time again that blueberries are good for you. But, did you know that blueberries can help your memory?

March 4, 2010

 

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Caffeine And Memory Loss: Can Drinking Coffee Reduce Alzheimers?

Can drinking coffee eliminate Alzheimer's? New studies are researching the benefits of coffee.

March 1, 2010

 

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Practice Your Scales, Musical Instruments Improve Brain Function

Did you learn to play an instrument as a child? Several studies show that learning to play improves how your brain works.

September 7, 2009

 

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Remembering Faces Forever?

Imagine recognizing a total stranger you passed on the street months, or even years, after you first saw them. Does such a person really exist?

June 22, 2009

 

Doodling for Memory

In a recent study, researchers found that doodling can help you remember details-- it's a way of concentrating the mind.

January 19, 2009

 

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Elephant Memory

A study on elephant memory shows that having a strong memory helps elephants survive in the wild.

November 25, 2008

 

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What It’s Like To Be Three

Not much, if anything, prior to around age four. Yet perception and cognition appear to be in place and functioning. Why are those years lost to us?

October 23, 2008

 

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Selective Memory Erasure

Have you ever had any unpleasant memories? What would you say to having them permanently erased from your brain?

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