The brain is surprisingly active while we sleep. Learned experiences are ordered and processed. Sometimes we come up with solutions to the problems of the previous day in our slumber.
Out of nowhere, a random odor can send you hurtling back to a childhood memory, and you won't know why. Smell is one of our most powerful senses, and it's powerfully under-researched.
Stress influences us in many ways. It disturbs our sleep, affects our mood and can make us sick. But more seriously it also seems to damage our brain, according to a new study.
Students studying for exams have a new tool at their disposal — typography. A font developed by designers and researchers helps you remember what you just read.
In drug discovery and dementia, too much happens too late. Candidate drugs fail late in clinical trials, and people get diagnosed when their memory is gone. But two new technologies show new ways ahead for health care.
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