Study reveals how the mechanism for storing olfactory memories differs slightly from erasing unnecessary memories. Understanding how the brain gets rid of unimportant memories could help unlock new avenues of research to better understand memory loss in aging, researchers say.
While neuroprosthetics that allow us to remember everything may seem like a great idea, one researcher argues such technology and abilities could have significant problems.
According to researchers, using non-invasive ultrasound technology can be used to treat memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.
A new study identifies a possible therapeutic target for memory loss in some neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's.
Pernicious anemia is an autoimmune disorder associated with vitamin B12 deficiency. The condition not only affects physical health, it also has a detrimental effect on the mental health of many who suffer from the condition.
Subtle changes in thinking and memory may appear before, or in conjunction with, the development of amyloid plaques.
Reduction of semantic memory could be an indicator of Alzheimer's disease 12 years before onset. Researchers examine different types of memory loss associated with dementia.
A new study from USC finds people often over-estimate how much we will think about, or talk of, happy memories.