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Articles tagged "memory"
We exaggerate the good or the bad in relationships all the time. And we do it as a matter of survival.
Scienists put a tiny camera inside a mouse's hippocampus. Here's what they saw.
While we can look at a pizza and immediately know that we want that tasty treat, how does that memory form?
A new study says we remember Facebook posts better than faces, or stuff from books. Other research says we may not remember Facebook well either. So, which is it?
Good news, gumshoes. Science has figured out how to erase fears. That sentence is not as sensational as it looks. A team of researchers from Uppsal University in Sweden have developed a technique whereby they can do away with new emotional memories i…
Posed by the newest video in the PBS Idea Channel series (above), it's a good question. Facebook has almost a billion users, storing on the site some 250 million photos daily. archiving a past (of sorts) along a neat timeline. In an idealized world,
There was a time where humans had to remember everything and, what's more, had to store those memories in their flimsy brains. Remembering things, like, say, where game congregates to drink (and be killed by your arrow) or which snake is the one that…
If you’re reading Motherboard, I’m guessing you’ve seen _Blade Runner_. If not, go take care of that before you get laughed out of a room by a clique of condemnatory geeks. Anyway, _Blade Runner_ and the Phillip K. Dick novel that it’s "based on"…
Searching for specific memories is a universally annoying shared human experience, and also a mystery.
Make your memory better one room at a time.