Neuroscience

The secret of autobiographical memory is in assembly of cells

Of all forms of memory, episodic memory is the most intimate. We recall the sequences of events that happen to us—a marriage, a visit to a foreign country, a personal achievement—in great autobiographical detail. But ...

Neuroscience

Our brains may ripple before remembering

A sound, a smell, a word can all flood our minds with memories of past experiences. In a study of epilepsy patients, researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that split seconds before we recall these events ...

Neuroscience

Lifespan brain study adds possible clue in predicting Alzheimer's

New research from The University of Texas at Dallas suggests that periodic evaluation of changing amyloid levels in certain brain structures may offer an important clue into who may be on a trajectory toward Alzheimer's disease.

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