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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...

October 27, 2010



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



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



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



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.

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