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July 2, 2018

 

Brain Implants

For some people, like those with dementia or serious brain trauma, memory deficit can impair the ability to recall procedures as fundamental as using the telephone. A new brain implant, or so-called “cognitive prosthetic,” designed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, has been shown to boost memory performance. Is this […]

June 9, 2016

 

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Brains Are the Same

The brains of men and women do not differ based on gender.

March 30, 2015

 

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Link Between Memory and Sugar

Blood sugar levels can impair brain health and memory formation.

March 27, 2013

 

Do colors have taste or smell?

Do Colors Have Smells?

Have you ever heard the color blue? Or tasted the musical note F-sharp?

January 11, 2012

 

Never changing or always changing - what is your brain like?

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?

April 21, 2008

 

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.

July 31, 2007

 

The Relationship Between Memory And Imagination

Research with amnesiacs suggests a deeper relationship between the landscapes of memory and imagination. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2004

 

The Sleep That Repeats

What does your body do when you are sleeping? Believe it or not, your body is doing a lot while you are sleeping and this is another reason why sleep is good.

September 27, 2003

 

Infant Amnesia

Ever wonder why you can't remember things from your early childhood? Infant Amnesia on today's Moment of Science.

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