According to a new study, brief exposure to mild trauma or sudden sounds can permanently alter neural networks and form long lasting memories.
A drug currently used to treat cancer appears to sharpen memory. Researchers believe the drug could help people with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders.
A new study reports a number of different areas of children's brains become activated when they hear their mother's voice. This response predicts a child's social communication ability.
Researchers report the brain is not only able to anticipate the conclusion of sentences, it can also anticipate an auditory stimulus and determine the phonemes or specific words a speaker is going to pronounce.