Reminiscing has different social functions in different cultures, which contribute to cultural variations in the quantity
If the brain doesn’t get adequate stimulation during critical years, there may be everlasting consequences.
The amygdala is essential for the experience of fear and the hippocampus for the formation and recall of memories. However
No one seems to know what causes the gender difference in volume and memory, but ladies, take heart, your husband isn't the
For example, he would remember people he knew, like his parents and friends from the past, but he wouldn't be able to recall
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?
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.
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.
Zandra Harris is an executive at Lockeed Martin, a college facilitator, and organizational team leader. Each characteristic
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.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThis past weekend I had the unique opportunity to participate in the annual USA Memory Championship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.