A new study sheds light on how reading shapes our brain and can improve our memory. Those who are not practiced readers, researchers discovered, find it more difficult to distinguish how an object is oriented in space.
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.
A new study sheds light on why some people with Parkinson's disease binge eat. Researchers report working memory impairment and alterations in reward sensitivity could be behind why binge eating can be problematic in those with Parkinson's.
Early life exposure to greenspace may result in beneficial structural changes in the developing brain, researchers report. The study found children who grew up in areas surrounded by greenspace had better working memory and were more attentive than those who lived in more urban environments.
Sleep deprivation appears to be more detrimental to working memory in females, a new study reports.
A new study suggests a general model of working memory. The findings could help shed light on condition, such as schizophrenia, where working memory function becomes compromised.
Penn State researchers report nicotine withdrawal may blunt working memory and cognitive processing.