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Red Wine Compound May Improve Memory, Study Suggests

Posted by External 104 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 143 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 150 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 173 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 173 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 207 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 329 days ago General — Searching for bountiful fruit crops in the rain forest, chimpanzees remember past feeding experiences. Read More
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Exercising Your Brain into Old Age May Keep Memory Sharp

Posted by External 441 days ago General — For both young and old people, brain stimulating activities seem to be linked with less cognitive decline late in life, a new study says. Read More
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