Moderate alcohol consumption in people over the age of 60 is linked to greater hippocampal volume and better episodic memory, a new study reports.
Researchers have devised a new mathematical model which helps explain how the brain's networks can learn new information while remaining stable.
A new study reports mental rest and reflection boost memory and learning.
A new study reports gamers who enjoy action video games, such as Call of Duty, appear to learn sensorimotor skills quicker than non-gamers.
A new study provides evidence of myelin's role in learning and retaining new skills.
People use geometrical relationships to help orient themselves, a new study reports.
Using optogenetics, researchers erase specific memories in mice.
Bigger brains don't necessarily mean greater intelligence, at least in mice and rats, a new study reports. The findings could have major implications for the future of research into learning and behavior.
Researchers pinpoint working memory as a potential source of learning difficulties some people with schizophrenia experience.
A new study could help researchers find ways to enhance overall memory and learning in both healthy people and those with neurological problems.
A new study reports babies can be trained to recognize language-like sounds which can accelerate the development of brain maps critical to language acquisition.
A new study reports the human tendency to create false memories may be related to our ability to learn rules.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a novel mechanism in the brain which is involved in the formation of memory and learning.
Researchers use brain scans to predict how young children learn to read.
Researchers report the learning and memory deficits associated with neurofibromatosis are distinct features which require different treatment approaches.