A new study reveals the piriform cortex is able to archive long term memory, but requires instruction from the orbiotfrontal cortex to indicate the event is to be stored as a long-term memory.
IDIBELL researchers have discovered a mechanism that allows us to segment experiences into memory units. Rapidly reactivating memories can lead to long term memory consolidation, they note.
A new Scientific Reports study reveals alcohol may have a surprising effect on learning and memory. Researchers found those who drank alcohol following a learned word task had better recollection of the terms they learned the next day than those who did not drink.
Long-term memories remain 'silent' for about 2 weeks before reaching a mature state, a new study reports.
A new study provides insight into the underlying brain mechanisms that may be a root cause of dyslexia.
Blocking DNA methylation affects memory formation in honeybees, a new study reports.
According to a new study, the brain blocks the ability for creating new memories shortly after waking in order to prevent the disruption of the stabilization of memory consolidation that occurs during sleep.