Following a potentially life-threatening event, people often report seeing their "lives flashing before their eyes", where a multitude of memories from life events are recalled almost instantaneously. Researchers present theories on why this phenomenon may occur.
Fundamental limitations on sensory and cognitive memory shape language acquisition and processing, a new study reports.
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.
Researchers say the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass, could be a predictor of cognitive function in older adults. Sarcopenic obesity could be used to predict risk factors for developing dementia, the study reports.
In light of testimony given by Christine Blasey Ford in relation to sexual assault, researchers explain why victims have a difficult time remembering certain details of violent events, but can experience specific vivid memories of what happened to them.
Low intensity electrical stimulation to specific brain areas can help to improve short term verbal memory, researchers report.
Researchers at UAB have developed an assessment test, that can be completed within 20 minutes, to assess the cognitive capabilities of those with Schizophrenia.
The 'Generative Model of 3D Face Identity' is able to reconstruct facial models using information stored in a person's brain when recalling the familiar face of another person.