Newly discovered rotating waves of brain activity that repeat during the night are responsible for forming associations between different aspects of a day's memories, a new study reports.
Adult born neurons are essential for synaptic structural remodeling and memory consolidation during REM sleep, a new mouse study found.
Blocking it stumps memory-guided decision-making in rats – NIH-funded study Awake mental replay of past experiences is essential for making...
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.
Long-term memories remain 'silent' for about 2 weeks before reaching a mature state, a new study reports.
A new study reveals that over night, the brain automatically preserves memories for important events and filters out other, less relevant information. The findings provide new insight into the processes that help guide decision making and human behavior.
If only there were a way to forget that humiliating faux pas at last night's dinner party. It turns out there's not one, but two opposite ways in which the brain allows us to voluntarily forget unwanted memories, according to research.
A new study reveals how tactile experiences are encoded in the brain as we sleep.