Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research looks for possible COVID tie to later Alzheimer's

Researchers are trying to unravel why some COVID-19 survivors suffer "brain fog" and other problems that can last for months, and new findings suggest some worrisome overlaps with Alzheimer's disease.


How does the brain project manage its learning?

The famous patient Henry Molaison (long known as H.M.) suffered damage to his hippocampus after a surgical attempt to cure his epilepsy. As a result, he had anterograde amnesia, which meant that things he learned never made ...


Visual short-term memory is more complex than previously assumed

Contrary to previous assumptions, visual short-term memory is not merely based on one kind of information about an object, such as only its color or only its name. Rather, several types of information can be retained simultaneously ...

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