Neuroscience

Recalling memories in context

Information recall goes beyond memory access to powerfully allow long-term memory enhancement. Using human brain imaging, researchers in the UK and US have observed that an attempt to remember a specific event, accompanied ...

Neuroscience

How we remember what we read

The results of two human experiments published in eNeuro reveal patterns of brain activity associated with successful memory of a just-read text. The research provides new insight into the memory processes involved in natural ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Treating mental disorders with psychedelic psychotherapy

Millions of Australians suffer from a myriad of mental health issues. Depression, PTSD and addiction to name a few. But what if we could help them by trying something a little trippy?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Creativity may rely on 'teamwork' in the brain

(HealthDay)—Scientists may have discovered what makes a creative mind tick: stronger connections among brain regions that usually work in opposition to each other.

Neuroscience

New studies show brain impact of youth football

School-age football players with a history of concussion and high impact exposure undergo brain changes after one season of play, according to two new studies conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and Wake ...

Neuroscience

Theory: Flexibility is at the heart of human intelligence

Centuries of study have yielded many theories about how the brain gives rise to human intelligence. Some neuroscientists think intelligence springs from a single region or neural network. Others argue that metabolism or the ...

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