memory

tDCS of the brain shows improved multitasking performance

Posted in Medicine on 17th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

tDCS can improve multitasking skills and help avoid the drop in performance that comes with information overload.

Researchers Develop New Understandings of Memory Formation with Brain Simulation

Posted in Science on 15th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A remarkable property of the network is its ability to retrieve previously stored memories from incomplete or degraded versions.

Sleep 'prioritizes memories we care about'

Posted in Medicine on 11th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A study has found that during sleep, the experiences you care about are more likely to enter your long-term memory.

Middle-age-plus memory decline may just be a matter of changing focus

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Memory issues may be changes in brain focus during memory formation and retrieval, rather than a decline in brain function.

Dreaming brain rhythms lock in memories

Posted in Medicine on 13th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

REM sleep is the phase during which, at least in humans, dreams take place; The question of whether it is important for settling new memories has been difficult to answer.