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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?

June 17, 2008

 

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Twenty Percent of Memory

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.

April 21, 2008

 

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Magnets and Memory

Researchers are using transcranial magnetic stimulation to learn more about how magnetic fields affect areas of the brain associated with memory formation.

January 30, 2008

 

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Stereotype Threat

Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can never hurt you?

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