News tagged with episodic memory
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Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 23, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Almost everyone has experienced one memory triggering another, but explanations for that phenomenon have proved elusive. Now, University of Pennsylvania researchers have provided the first neurobiological evidence that memories ...
Neuroscience Jul 18, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Native peoples in regions where cameras are uncommon sometimes react with caution when their picture is taken. The fear that something must have been stolen from them to create the photo ...
Neuroscience May 21, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Carriers of the so-called KIBRA T allele have better memories than those who don't have this gene variant. This means we can reject the theory that the brain of a non-bearer compensates for this. This is shown by researchers ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Eating cocoa flavanols daily may improve mild cognitive impairment, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In a paper to be published today in the journal Science, a team of Boston University researchers under the direction of Michael Hasselmo, professor of psychology and director of Boston University's Computational Neurophysiology Labora ...
Neuroscience Apr 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found a drug that boosts memory function in those with Down syndrome, a major milestone in the treatment of this genetic disorder that could significantly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The feel-good hormone dopamine improves long-term memory. This is the finding of a team lead by Emrah Düzel, neuroscientist at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the University of Magdeburg. The researchers ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Where 'where it's at' is at in the brain: Study in rats identifies region that associates objects and space
Conventional wisdom in brain research says that you just used your hippocampus to answer that question, but that might not be the whole story. The context of place depends on not just how you got there, but ...
Neuroscience Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to read a mouse's mind, it takes some fluorescent protein and a tiny microscope implanted in the rodent's head.
Neuroscience Feb 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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