Objects are not only represented in one form of short term memory but in several forms simultaneously.
Brain activity in the fusiform face area on the right side of the brain showed no difference in those with face blindness compared to those without the condition. However, researchers found those with prosopagnosia had reduced activity in a corresponding area on the left side of the brain.
Researchers report histamines can help improve memory of objects up-to 25 days longer than normal in mice, as well as improving people's long term memory test scores. The study suggests taking histamines may help alleviate symptoms of memory disorders such as Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Trying to retain too much information in our working memory can lead to a breakdown in communication between areas of the brain responsible for maintaining it, researchers say.
Researchers report synchrony of brain waves within three regions of the brain can 'break down' when visual working memory load becomes too extensive to handle.
Study reveals both similarities and differences in how the left and right sides of the brain process semantic memory.
A new study reports inflammation in the blood may play a role in cognitive problems following chemotherapy. Researchers report identifying the inflammatory biomarkers and reducing inflammation may prevent some of the symptoms of chemo brain.
A new study reveals people are able to recognize images they have only seen for a few seconds up to 10 years after exposure.