New research shows how the visual system contributes to memory

When we use our working memory, we temporarily retain information in our brain. For instance, you are able to comprehend this sentence because you are briefly storing in working memory each of the words you are reading until ...


The 10 Alzheimer's symptoms you need to know

Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of lives worldwide, robbing patients of their memories and thinking abilities.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media could open doors for studying memory, study finds

Researchers in the Brain Bridge Lab at UChicago have found that personal moments captured via social media allowed them to map out a multidimensional topography of memory—and it could open up new venues for exploring memory.


New insights into how the brain separates perception from memory

The brain works in fundamentally different ways when remembering what we have seen compared to seeing something for the first time, a team of scientists has found. While previous work had concluded there is significant overlap ...

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