As we develop, the brain connects lessons learned differently

A new study of brain activity patterns in people doing a memory task finds that the way we make inferences—finding hidden connections between different experiences—changes dramatically as we age. The study's findings ...


Scientists pinpoint the uncertainty of our working memory

The human brain regions responsible for working memory content are also used to gauge the quality, or uncertainty, of memories, a team of scientists has found. Its study uncovers how these neural responses allow us to act ...

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