Neuroscience

Study reveals source of remarkable memory of 'superagers'

As we age, our brains typically undergo a slow process of atrophy, causing less robust communication between various brain regions, which leads to declining memory and other cognitive functions. But a rare group of older ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Shared expectations help shape visual memory

By having thousands of people play the visual equivalent of the "telephone game," where errors accumulate as a message is passed on, Princeton researchers have gathered new insights into the human visual system.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Aphantasia explained: Some people can't form mental pictures

How many times have you watched a book adaptation on film or TV, and felt disappointed when a scene wasn't quite how you'd pictured it? Or perhaps a character looked nothing like you'd imagined them to look?

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