Latest News

Recurring memory traces boost long-lasting memories

While the human brain is in a resting state, patterns of neuronal activity which are associated to specific memories may spontaneously reappear. Scientists performed a memory test on a series of persons while monitoring their brain activity by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The experimental setup comprised several resting states including a nap inside a neuroimaging scanner. The study indicates that resting periods can generally promote memory performance.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Lead negatively impacts cognitive functions of boys more than girls

  • 'July Effect' doesn?t apply to length of surgery

  • Early English exposure prepares Spanish-speaking children for academic success

  • Brain Secrets Unlocked by International Imaging Effort

  • Estrogen-producing neurons influence aggression in both sexes

  • Secrets of a clump-dissolving protein uncovered

  • Family voices, stories speed coma recovery

  • Prescription painkillers, widely used by childbearing age women, double birth defects risk

  • Low-income boys fare worse in wealth's shadow

  • Tablet computers good medium for educational materials

  •