Researchers investigate why two people who experience the same event often have different memories of what occurred.
Researchers develop a method to decrypt the brain while it sleeps to reveal hidden memories.
New findings pinpoint a target for drug development to combat memory loss related to psychosis.
A new study reports that serotonin promotes the consolidation of traumatic memories following stress events. Additionally, SSRI medications which are commonly prescribed for PTSD may make the condition worse by enhancing the effects of serotonin.
Stimulating the posterior cingulate cortex increased hippocampal gamma-band power and strengthened the connections between the two brain regions. Using deep brain stimulation could help to treat memory disorders and cognitive impairment.
A new neuroprosthesis has been developed to bypass a damaged section of the hippocampus and provide a neighboring area with correctly translated memory. The device could help people with Alzheimer's disease or those who have problems with memory following brain injury.
New findings could help develop new treatments for disorders characterized by the difficulty to inhibit actions.