The reason for this likely hinges on the importance of naturally occurring chemical compounds and hormones in the “encoding of memory,” researchers report.
This week Modern Love: The Podcast explores the story of one family whose lives were changed -- for the better -- by the disease.
The findings, published in Nature, hint at a future in which depression might be treated by manipulating brain cells where memories are stored.
MIT researchers working in mice with amnesia report that they were able to restore memories that had been lost, suggesting that forgetting can happen not because the memory is gone...
Like all good fictional characters, Spock’s challenges pose profound and fundamental questions for humanity. What is normal? Do we have to choose how to behave or can we just be...
2014 was CommonHealth's Year of the Brain, as embodied in its multi-part and multi-media brain series, "Brain Matters: Reporting from the Frontlines of Neuroscience."
Trying to tackle the inevitable: age-related memory decline and dementia.
A new study offers a little hope that age-related cognitive decline may not always be quite as steep as we think.