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Being Curious Can Boost Your Memory

Posted by External 17 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 139 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 178 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 185 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 208 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 208 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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Procedural Memory: Definition and Examples

Posted by External 242 days ago General — As the name implies, procedural memory stores information on how to perform certain procedures, such as walking, talking and riding a bike, without having to consciously think about them. Read More
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Long-term memory helps chimpanzees in their search for food

Posted by External 364 days ago General — Searching for bountiful fruit crops in the rain forest, chimpanzees remember past feeding experiences. Read More
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