Brain activation in sleeping toddlers show memory for words

Nov 16, 2021 by

Researchers at the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis were able to watch how specific regions of the brains of two-year-olds activated when recalling the memory newly learned words while they slept....

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New Genetic Mutations Linked to ASD

Jul 24, 2020 by

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have identified mutations in a gene called CNOT1, which is interacts with several autism genes. The mutations affect memory, learning and brain development....

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Understanding How Memories are Retrieved in the Brain

Jul 21, 2020 by

For a new study published in the journal Science, researchers wanted to determine how memories are selectively retrieved in the brain. They identified sets of neurons that are responsible for memory-based decision-making, which is vital to our brains’ flexibility....

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Older Adults Share Fewer Memories as They Age

Jul 14, 2020 by

In a sad but telling piece of research published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, scientists used a smartphone app to listen in on the conversations of older adults and found that the older someone is, the less...

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Exercising four hours after learning boosts memory

Jul 6, 2016 by

A study out of the Netherlands found that adults who exercises four hours after completing a learning task had better memory recall two days later....

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Light drinking linked to better memory

Dec 1, 2014 by

Light alcohol consumption after 60 is linked to better recall....

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