Latest News

Processing new information during sleep compromises memory

New research highlights the important role sleep plays in strengthening and maintaining the accuracy of a memory and hints at why the brain shuts out sensory information during periods of deep sleep. The study found that introducing new odor information to an animal while it sleeps compromises its ability to remember the difference between new and previously encountered smells while awake.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • High-dose opioid prescribing continues to climb in Canada

  • Sleep disorders widely undiagnosed in individuals with multiple sclerosis

  • Unemployment for doctoral scientists, engineers below American national average in 2013

  • Mindfulness protects adults' health from the impacts of childhood adversity

  • Epilepsy breakthrough may lead to non-pharmacological therapies

  • To curb violent tendencies, start young

  • Young women involve parent in abortion when anticipating support

  • Everyday discrimination impacts mental health

  • This is your brain on snacks: Brain stimulation affects craving, consumption

  • Largest ever study of awareness during general anesthesia identifies risk factors and consequences

  •