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‘Super Agers’ Appear to Have More Oversize Brain Cells Than the Rest of Us

Older people around the world are being encouraged to stave off memory loss and even Alzheimer’s by keeping their brains active — whether via crossword puzzles or…

Tags Journal of Neuroscience, memory, research, Super Agers

Don’t Forget to Remember: Study Points to Ability of Brain to Store, Strengthen Memories

It’s a classic moment in TV courtroom scenes. The opposing attorney stares down a witness and slyly asks: “The murder happened three years ago — haven’t you…

Tags Harvard, memory, psychology, research

Sleep Study: To Earn an A, the Brain Needs Zzzz’s

The latest wave of in-depth studies confirms that which many people already know: the human brain works best when it gets more sleep. Yes, some people require…

Tags learning, memory, school, science, sleep