Older people retain the mental flexibility needed to learn visual perception tasks, but are not as good as filtering out irrelevant information as younger people, a new study reports.
New findings from virtual reality study could help provide treatments for those with memory problems, study reports.
Researchers attempt to unravel the mechanisms of how the brain learns.
Using optogenetics, researchers identify a neural pathway which makes helps make learning to avoid unpleasant situations possible.
White matter changes in older adults to allow for learning, while in younger adults changes are seen in gray matter, a new study reports.
Researchers identify a brain area which disrupts memory when the circadian rhythm is altered.
According to a new study, the unconscious brain retains neural patterns of an infant's first language, even if they stop using it.
According to a new study, learning a second language improves connections in brain networks for both young and older people.
According to a new study, playing action video games helps improve learning capabilities.
A new study reports statins may reverse learning deficits caused by a genetic mutation in Noonan syndrome.
Researchers investigate the best way in which dancers learn their routines.
Implanted engineered cells with fluorescent dyes which change color in response to dopamine and norepinephrine allows researchers to observe changes in neurosignalling in real time, a new study reports.
A new study reports neurons which encode whether a memory is negative or positive can be reprogrammed to change the emotional association of the experience. Findings could have implications for future research into PTSD.
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.