Older dogs are slower to learn and exhibit lower cognitive flexibility than younger dogs, but are better at logical reasoning, a new study reports.
Researchers study stroke survivors who have lost the ability to spell in order to pinpoint the parts of the brain that control how we write words.
A new study reveals a possible biochemical mechanism which underlies the formation of long-term memories.
Mice that spent time running on wheels developed twice the normal number of new neurons and showed an increased ability to distinguish new objects from familiar objects, a new study reports.
Researchers have developed an artificial neural network that has been able to communicate with and learn human language.
A drug currently used to treat cancer appears to sharpen memory. Researchers believe the drug could help people with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders.
A new study reports deep sleep may be critical for the immune system to strengthen its 'memories' of previously encountered pathogens.
Researchers demonstrate apes are able to encode single experience events into long term memory.