Memory

How does the human brain marks time?

Neurobiologists from the University of California have recently discovered a key component of how the human brain marks time. For this work, they took...

Drawing is better than writing for memory retention

Drawing and painting are fundamental activities in children's development, as kids express themselves and their emotions through drawing and coloring in. A new study...

Scientists used virus to speed up modern computers

MIT scientists in collaboration with the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have developed a method to accelerate computer speed. They used a...

How do we lose memory? A STEP at a time, study say

In mice, rats, monkeys, and individuals, maturing can incur significant damage in cognitive function. Another examination by scientists at Yale and Université de Montréal...

New study reveals how brain waves control working memory

MIT neuroscientists discovered evidence that the brain’s ability to control what it is thinking about, relies on low-frequency brain waves known as beta rhythms. This...