A new study reports neural activity in the prefrontal cortex reacts as though every experience is brand new, even if the event is similar to ones that have previously occurred. Researchers say this could account for feelings of déjà vu.
According to a new study, two parts of the hippocampus work together to identify is a stimulus is novel or familiar.
New findings about neurodevelopment could have implications for drug development.
A new study reveals a new hypothesis about the role the amygdala plays in the experience and perception of fear. Researchers say, instead of directly mediating fear, the amygdala is involved in a person's ability to attend to the whites of another person's widening eyes, something that is more generally important to social functioning.
Researchers report the mediodorsal thalamus plays a key role in rapidly updating information as we learn.
According to a new study, people show similar brain activity when they share an experience and later go on to speak about their memory.
Learning and memory abilities may vary, depending on the nature of individual experiences early in life.
A new study from NYU reveals how our brains organize experiences based on their similarities.