What does science have to say about the benefits of silence? Preliminary research (done on mice) suggests that prolonged periods of silence may trigger new brain cell development and help improve memory.
A new study suggests that negative emotion can up-regulates the amygdala to strengthen item memory but down-regulates the hippocampus to weaken associative representations.
Californian sea lions exposed to lethal doses of an algal toxin known as domoic acid are suffering from brain damage and memory loss.
Memories that have been "lost" as a result of amnesia have recently been retrieved in mice using light, according to a new study.
Video gaming may lead to a higher risk of developing certain neurological disorders, according to a new study.
Marijuana use as a teenager may lead to poor long-term memory in one's adult years, according to a new study.