APP, a protein commonly associated with Alzheimer's disease, plays a vital role in learning, memory, and social behavior in the developing brain, a new mouse study finds.
An ancient Aboriginal memorization technique has been proven to be superior to the ancient Greek "memory palace" technique when it came to recalling and retaining factual information people had learned.
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Inspired by techniques to train deep neural networks, researchers have proposed a new hypothesis of dreaming. The hypothesis suggests the strangeness of our dreams may help our brains better generalize our day-to-day experiences.
Researchers have uncovered the molecular structure of three major complexes of glutamate receptors in the hippocampus. The findings shed new light on the mechanisms behind memory and learning in the brain.
Students who embarked on online learning went to bed, on average, thirty minutes later than they did while entered into in-person learning. They also slept less efficiently and napped more during the day.
Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can help protect the brain from tau protein build-up and brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease.
A neuroimaging study of people with Down syndrome reveals subtle differences in the structure and function of the hippocampus.
Alterations in internal states can influence how behavior improves with learning.