Researchers report hearing impairment is associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline as we age. However, the study revealed the impact of hearing loss on cognition was lessened for those who had a college level education.
Fear extinction memories and feelings of reward are both stored in neurons that express the Ppp1r1b gene in the posterior of the basolateral amygdala.
A new study reports women may retain better verbal memory during the early stages of Alzheimer's than men, despite evidence of similar levels of hippocampal shrinkage.
A new study suggests the rate of regional brain loss and cognitive decline caused by early stages of Alzheimer's disease is higher in women and those with a genetic risk factor for AD.
A new study reports postmenopausal women who had their last child after the age of 35 or used hormonal contraceptives for more than 10 years tend to perform better on cognitive tests.
Verbal tests for MCI might not pick up symptoms in women until they are further along into the progression of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
A new study from USC finds people often over-estimate how much we will think about, or talk of, happy memories.
A new study reports adults who survived posterior fossa brain tumors as children have lower working memory performance than healthy adults.