Psychology & Psychiatry

Infections damage our ability to form spatial memories

Increased inflammation following an infection impairs the brain's ability to form spatial memories – according to new research. The impairment results from a decrease in glucose metabolism in the brain's memory centre, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Long-term cognitive impairment too common after critical illness

Patients treated in intensive care units across the globe are entering their medical care with no evidence of cognitive impairment but oftentimes leaving with deficits similar to those seen in patients with traumatic brain ...

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