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Why Can't We Remember Our Early Childhood?
The Greater Good Science Center
Based at the University of California, Berkeley
Reminiscing has different social functions in different cultures, which contribute to cultural variations in the quantity
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The Things You Don't Remember Shape Who You Are
If the brain doesn’t get adequate stimulation during critical years, there may be everlasting consequences.
'The Thinking Center'
Human brain imager, neuropsychologist, data analyst
The amygdala is essential for the experience of fear and the hippocampus for the formation and recall of memories. However
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Study Says That Men Have The Better Sense Of Direction
But it's not for the reason you may think.
Overall, Men Have Poorer Memories Than Women, Study Finds
No one seems to know what causes the gender difference in volume and memory, but ladies, take heart, your husband isn't the
What Scientists Learned From The World's Most Famous Amnesiac
For example, he would remember people he knew, like his parents and friends from the past, but he wouldn't be able to recall
How Stress Is Making You Lose Your Mind
Jenny C. Evans
Woman on a mission! Speaker on resiliency, stress & women's co...
Stress is affecting your brain much more than you think. Sure, you've experienced the distraction, forgetfulness, negativity or anxiety that comes from stressful situations, but did you know it's also shrinking your brain?
Real Men and Traumatized Seahorses: The Legacy of War and Contact Sports
Jeff Ritterman, MD
Vice President of the Board of Directors, San Francisco Bay Ar...
He can't remember his daughter playing soccer. Sometimes he has trouble finishing his sentences. He is Brett Favre, one of the greatest football quarterbacks of all time.
How Exercise Boosts Memory
Justin S. Rhodes
Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the Univ...
The scientific evidence is now clear. If you want to keep your mind sharp as you age, you need to keep physically active. The explanation has to do with the broad-reaching effects of exercise on the chemistry, physiology and structure of the brain.
Conversational Intelligence: Emotional Contagion
Judith E. Glaser
CEO, Benchmark Communications, Inc.; chairman, The Creating WE...
Zandra Harris is an executive at Lockeed Martin, a college facilitator, and organizational team leader. Each characteristic
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The Neuroscience of Trusting Yourself
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Author, Uncovering Happiness, Co-founder of Cen...
We know that the emotional center of the brain is a primary decision maker for us throughout the moments of the day. Emotional experiences (especially difficult ones); influence our snap judgments that form our perceptions and actions.
Becoming A Memory Champion?
David Perlmutter, M.D.
Empowering Neurologist, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author
This past weekend I had the unique opportunity to participate in the annual USA Memory Championship.
Is It Time to Let Women Take the Wheel?
Daniel G. Amen, MD
NY Times best-selling author, double board-certified psychiatr...
Females are neurologically well-equipped to lead, manage and help us resolve the major problems of the world. By understanding and honoring the female brain, we can empower girls and women to use their brains to change the world.
New Facts and Old Habits: How Your Brain Sculpts Your Memories
Founder, The Connectome
How do our brains get rid of information we think is "useless" -- and why does that label seem to apply to more information the older we get? A new study offers some tantalizing clues.
Fit and Smart: Does Exercise Improve Your Brain?
Christy Matta, M.A.
DBT consultant; Author of
'The Stress Response'
Scientists have long studied exercise and its impact on any number of physical and emotional factors, including bone density, cardiovascular disease and stress. If these advantages aren't enough to get you motivated, maybe knowing that it also improves your mind will.
The 15th Annual U.S. Memory Championship
These techniques could be revolutionary for college students, improving not only their grades on exams, but also growing their brains and preventing memory loss later in life.
Libraries: Investing In The Kids
A little over a decade ago, if anyone had told Vimala and Umesh Malhotra that their mission in life would be to set up libraries
Gray Matter Volume and The New York City Flyover: Are We Protecting a Major Cultural Icon Enough?
CEO of NeuroBusiness Group and award-winning author
The resilience of people in New York is beyond any doubt, but we cannot just arbitrarily choose a time to stop paying attention to our citizens in the aftermath of a trauma.
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