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?
Have you ever had any unpleasant memories? What would you say to having them permanently erased from your brain?
You've heard that we only use ten percent of our brains right? Well, that's actually an old science myth that continues to be passed around.
Researchers are using transcranial magnetic stimulation to learn more about how magnetic fields affect areas of the brain associated with memory formation.
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can never hurt you?
Quiz: What comes before P in the alphabet? Unless you are particularly good at remembering sequences, you probably sang yourself a little song, but why?
The human brain is not generally very good at retrieval of isolated information. Single words, such as the name of someone you just met can easily slip away.
Have you ever noticed that you can easily remember some peoples names, while other you repeatedly struggle to recall?
When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.
Research with amnesiacs suggests a deeper relationship between the landscapes of memory and imagination. Learn more on this Moment of Science.