The First Human Trials of A Memory Prosthesis Look Promising

Posted in Medicine on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

At the very least the study shows that, similar to a brain-controlled prosthetic limb, a memory chip isn't impossible for people who need it the most.

How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize AI

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

Drawing inspiration from the mechanics of human memory, the team turbo-charged their algorithm with a powerful capability called “memory replay”—a sort of “rehearsal” of experiences in the brain that cements new learnings into long-lived memories.

Using electrical signals to stimulate human brain and improve memory

Posted in Medicine on 29th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

People who received low-current electrical pulses showed a significant improvement in their ability to recognise specific faces and ignore similar ones.

Researchers discover the key to long-term memory in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 28th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

It also opens the possibility of one day editing our memories.

'Flashing light therapy' for Alzheimer's

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

A flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimer's, say US scientists after promising trials in mice.