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Memory Lapses: When Should You Be Worried?

Posted by External 19 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 19 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 53 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 175 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 287 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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Memory Loss and Gain

Posted by External 303 days ago General — Would it not be nice to take a pill and regain that elusive memory? We are all forgetful at times and without a clue as to how to get it better. Memory improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by UCSF San Francisco researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress. The same biochemical pathway the molecule acts on might one day be targeted in humans to im Read More
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Memory effect now also found in lithium-ion batteries

Posted by External 367 days ago General — Due to their high energy density, lithium-ion batteries are used in many commercial electronic appliances. They are also believed to exhibit no memory effect. That’s how experts call a deviation in the voltage of the battery that can limit the usability of the stored energy as well as the ability to determine the state of charge of the battery reliably. Scientists have now however discovered a me Read More
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Cold Sore Virus Linked with Memory Problems

Posted by External 387 days ago General — Past infections are linked with an increased risk of cognitive impairment. Read More
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