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December 1, 2016

 

One theory is that the key to retaining childhood memories is narrative context.

What It’s Like To Be Three

As children younger than four, we could talk, think, and perceive. So why are those years so hard to remember?

September 13, 2016

 

What's the letter before P?

Alphabetic Memory

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?

September 2, 2016

 

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How To Remember April

It can be hard to remember something... here are some helpful memory aids!

April 11, 2016

 

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Recollection or Reconstruction?

Though we often think of the brain as a storage device, memory isn't an act of recollection, it's a reconstruction of past events.

March 23, 2016

 

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Apes and the Movies

Movie-watching chimps anticipate memorable scenes.

August 24, 2015

 

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The Apple in the Mind’s Eye 

You can't remember what the Apple logo looks like, even if you look at it multiple times a day, everyday. Here's why:

June 30, 2015

 

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Get it?    

Getting a joke is like cracking a code.

March 30, 2015

 

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Link Between Memory and Sugar

Blood sugar levels can impair brain health and memory formation.

September 12, 2014

 

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Photographic Memory

Photographic memory is a myth. People with uncanny memorization skills are just really good at organizing information on familiar topics.

April 28, 2014

 

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How To Improve Your Memory

It turns out that giving your brain a boost could be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other.

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