memory

Experimental drug targeting Alzheimer's disease shows anti-aging effects

Posted in Medicine on 14th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

"If proven safe and effective for Alzheimer's, the anti-aging effect of J147 would be a benefit". The team aims to begin human trials next year.

Eating sweet food forms memories that may control eating habits

Posted in Science on 14th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Neurons in the dorsal hippocampus, the part of the brain that is critical for episodic memory, are activated by consuming sweets.

Memory-boosting devices tested in humans

Posted in Medicine on 4th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A strategy designed to improve memory by delivering brain stimulation through implanted electrodes is undergoing trials in humans.

Sleep disruptions similar to jet lag linked to memory and learning problems

Posted in Medicine on 30th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Chemical changes in brain cells caused by disturbances in the bodys day-night cycle may lead to the learning and memory loss.

Researchers pinpoint where the human brain stores time and place of memories

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers from Ohio State University have discovered where the human brain stores the time and place of memories.