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Cocoa Compound Staves Off Memory Loss

Posted by External 4 days ago General — Compounds called flavanols, which are found in cocoa beans may reverse the normal age-related memory decline that is normally seen in healthy older adults, researchers say. Read More
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Mind Maze: How Your Memory Deceives You

Posted by External 6 days ago General — Sci-fi loves to mess with memory, but memory misleads in real life, too. Read More
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Being Curious Can Boost Your Memory

Posted by External 26 days ago General — Everyone knows it's easier to learn about a topic you're curious about. Now, a new study reveals what's going on in the brain during that process. Read More
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Red Wine Compound May Improve Memory, Study Suggests

Posted by External 148 days ago General — A substance found in red wine and dark chocolate that has been touted for its supposed anti-aging effects may improve people's memory, new research suggests. Read More
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Justifying Atrocities Alters the Memory

Posted by External 187 days ago General — Trying to justify torture or wartime atrocities literally alters the memory, particularly in conversation with members of one's own group, new research finds. The effect could influence how people treat outsiders. Read More
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Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory

Posted by External 194 days ago General — Although forgetting is normal and vital to how the brain works, it sometimes happens in strange or unexplained ways. Read More
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Memory Lapses: When Should You Be Worried?

Posted by External 217 days ago General — If you're having some memory lapses that worry you, discuss them with your doctor. Read More
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Goats are far more clever than previously thought, and have an excellent memory

Posted by External 217 days ago General — Goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, say researchers. The goats' ability to remember the task was tested after one month and again at 10 months. They learned the task within 12 trials and took less than two minutes to remember the challenge. Read More
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