Tag Archives: Memory

What the Leaders of the Google Revolution Probably Didn’t Have In Mind…

While the internet is abuzz with word of the Google Brain project, a deep research effort planned by Google in order to successfully recreate the world’s most accurate model of the human brain, the company’s own search engine may be … READ MORE>>

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How the Brain Remembers Our Dreams

We often live our lives with the advice to “follow our dreams,” to always do that which we can aspire to do. While dreams in reality are often less flattering than that, and almost always less coherent, we’ve attached value … READ MORE>>

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A Cup of Coffee Could Boost Your Memory

Ah, a fresh crawford—it’s what my friends call a coffee and a delicious vehicle for caffeine. What could be better than a fresh craw on a cold day? Well, it may help me remember that cute barista who served it … READ MORE>>

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Sperm Carry Memory Across Generations of Mice

On December 7th, I wrote a blog post about a published study in which scientists, Brian Dias and Kerry Ressler, demonstrated mice could transfer an experiential threat memory across three generations.  As the spotlight shines heavy, debates among scientists heated … READ MORE>>

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Neuroscientists: Disc Jockeys With Lasers

What could moving a needle across a piece of vinyl and shining a laser over a mouse brain have in common? They are both techniques that allow us to play back memory of a specific event. The concept of stamping … READ MORE>>

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In Search of Memory: The Neuroscientist Eric Kandel

IN SEARCH OF MEMORY is a cinematographic homage to one of the greatest researchers of our generation–Eric Kandel. He is an 83 year-young, Nobel Prize-winning and game-changing neuroscientist who also happens to possess a witty, sentimental and loving persona. In … READ MORE>>

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John Kortum’s “The Kortum Technique” – Using Our Five Senses to Heal Ourselves

By Margaret Emory What would you say if I told you I could see health indicators emanating from your body about problematic conditions in your organs and regulatory systems past, present and future? For instance, let’s say we were walking … READ MORE>>

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Searching for the Cause and Cure of MS

Dr. Saud Sadiq and the Tisch MS Research Center of New York by Terry Mapes Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects 2.5 million people worldwide, including 400,000 Americans. The National Institutes of Health describes MS as a nervous-system disease impacting the brain … READ MORE>>

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An Interview with Marlene Zuk on her book “Paleofantasy: What Evoluation Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet and How We Live.”

By Liz Belilovskaya Marlene Zuk is a professor in the department of ecology, evolution and behavior at the University of Minnesota, the author of Sex on Six Legs, and last year’s Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet … READ MORE>>

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USA Memory Champ Nelson Dellis Shares Memory Secrets

This morning in Studio C at the Chelsea Piers in Mahattan, Nelson Dellis, the twice-crowned and reigning USA Memory Champion shared some of his secrets to memorization. In an event sponsored by life’sDHA, the amiable Miami native explained that the … READ MORE>>

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Emotions: Terminator II vs Capote

I’ve loved movies ever since I was little, when my dad took me to see cartoons on the big screen in Soviet Russia. They were a fantastic distraction from reality, which to a kid with a vivid imagination just served … READ MORE>>

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24 Blogs With Things You Can Do To Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

From Kenney Myers, industry leader in child and senior care. http://www.kenneymyers.com/blog/24-blogs-with-things-you-can-do-to-keep-your-brain-sharp-as-you-age/

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Music & Young Minds

The correlation between studying music and improved cognitive function has been fairly well researched. Children, regardless of age, who have had interactive experiences with music have demonstrated improved memory, language, and math skills over those who have not had such … READ MORE>>

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To Bed, To Sleep, Too Bad!

I’ve had a problem with sleep throughout most of my life. Fed up, I went to a sleep clinic a few years back. After being hooked up to an ungodly amount of wires to monitor my sleep, I was left … READ MORE>>

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Donna Jackson Nakazawa’s “The Last Best Cure”

Medically speaking, science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa and author of the newly-released The Last Best Cure: My Quest to Awaken the Healing Parts of My Brain and Get Back My Body, My Joy, and My Life (Penguin Group, 2013) was … READ MORE>>

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