Tag: Memory

Sleep Your Way to Better Health

Sleep Your Way to Better Health

Sleep is not only important for cognitive function but overall health as well.

How Reliable Is Our Memory?

How Reliable Is Our Memory?

How memories are formed, stored, and modified has been one of the key topics in neuroscience studies. It’s fascinating to realize that not only can we enhance our memory through constant practice and exercise, but also alter or eliminate existing memory in some trauma cases.…

New Year, New Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Research

New Year, New Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Research

 Alzheimer’s disease is both debilitating and fatal. Its associated memory loss is more than a sign of normal aging, and Alzheimer’s is a leading cause of death in the United States. While the pace of Alzheimer’s treatment research is impressive, it is mirrored by a…

An Apple Logo a Day Means Your Memory’s Okay, But Not Perfect

An Apple Logo a Day Means Your Memory’s Okay, But Not Perfect

Immediately close your eyes and draw the Apple logo from memory. How confident are you that your drawing is accurate? Keep reading to see how well you did! Companies change logos frequently. Google, Uber, and Instagram all rebranded in the past year or so. But how well…

Is My Professor’s Lecture Style Affecting My Learning?

Is My Professor’s Lecture Style Affecting My Learning?

You’re sitting in class as your professor rambles on. The material is interesting, but the lecture is choppy. The professor stops-and-starts frequently, sounding uncertain, and you’re counting the number of times he says, “um.” Meanwhile, your friend is taking the same class with a different…

Does Inside Out Accurately Portray Memory?

With the recent release of Pixar’s latest movie, The Good Dinosaur, I thought I would revisit their previous film, Inside Out. Inside Out follows the five main emotions (Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Anger, and Fear) of 11-year-old Riley as they guide her through her family’s move from…