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Chimpanzees and Orangutans Remember Distant Past Events
Science & Tech  (tags: Study, Chimpanzees, Orangutans, memory, sensory reminders )

Ray
- 409 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Chimpanzees and orangutans were able to remember past events when presented with sensory reminders, a new study shows.Both species found where a useful tool was hidden three years after performing a task only four times.
Eternal Sunshine of the Bionic Mind: Prosthesis Could Restore Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, memory, neurology, prosthesis )

Freya
- 435 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Theodore Berger of the University of Southern California is developing a prosthesis to restore memory, by replacing a circuit in the brain's hippocampus. Berger described the device at the Global Future 2045 International Congress, held here June 15-16.
If You Can't Notice a Gorilla in Plain Sight, How Can You Testify as a Witness?
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, humans, investigation, memory, research, science, scientists, society, study )

Kit
- 991 days ago - us.mg4.mail.yahoo.com
For example, when we recall a vivid experience, it often passes before our mind's eye in great detail. But we rarely check the accuracy of that imagery, and when we do, the details often are distorted. Our assumptions lead us to trust confident-->
Sleeping Protects Memories From Corruption
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, behavior, memory, Neuroscience, sleep, science )

Judy
- 1314 days ago - wired.com
Replaying memories while people are awake leaves their memories subject to tinkering. But reactivating memories during sleep protects them from interference, researchers in Germany and Switzerland report online January 23 in Nature Neuroscience.
Avid GPS Use May Hurt Your Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: gps, voice, dumb, brain, memory )

Sophie
- 1382 days ago - news.discovery.com
As reassuring as that GPS voice can be, you may want to turn it off next time you're trying to find your way. It may be dumbing down a region of your brain.
Hope for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction: Block Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: cocaine, memories, treatment, brain, memory, anxiety )

Sophie
- 1383 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Two separate discoveries by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) offer potential for development of a first-ever pharmacological treatment for cocaine addiction.
Cold Sore Virus May Contribute to Cognitive and Brain Abnormalities in Schizophrenia
Science & Tech  (tags: Schizophrenia, Herpes, Mental Illness, Memory, Cold Sore )

Judy
- 1555 days ago - newswise.com
Exposure to the common virus that causes cold sores may be partially responsible for shrinking regions of the brain and the loss of concentration skills, memory, coordinated movement and dexterity widely seen in patients with schizophrenia, according to r
Fancy Memory Sticks
Science & Tech  (tags: fancy, usb, stick, memory )

Veljko
- 1939 days ago - bad-time.com
Phillips Electronics in collaboration with Swarovski made the 'Active Crystal' collection of USB memory. These are really fancy.
Does Music Have a More Powerful Effect on Memory Than Images, Words, or Smells?
Science & Tech  (tags: music, brain, memory )

Jean
- 2202 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Remember that great Stones' ballad you heard on your first date with that first great love? Well, despite music's importance to our lives, very little is known about the memories and emotions that are often evoked when hearing a piece of music from our pa
IBM Software Acts as Human Memory Backup: Pensieve
Science & Tech  (tags: ibm, memory, pensieve, magic, life, memories, forgotten, amazing, invention )

Ceci
- 2220 days ago - computerworld.com.au
Ever try to remember who you bumped into at the store a few days back? Or exactly what the company president said at the morning meeting? Well, you're not alone. And IBM researchers are working on software that just may help you better recollect all the
Major Step Forward In Understanding How Memory Works
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, humans, interesting, memory, alzheimer's disease )

Jan
- 2318 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Our ability to remember the objects, places and people within our environment is essential for everyday life, although the importance of this is only fully appreciated when recognition memory beings to fail, as in Alzheimer's disease.
Brain Researcher Shedding Light on Learning, Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, neurobiology, studies, brain, disease, gene, hippocampus, memory, neuronal, neurone, alzheimer )

J.
- 2349 days ago - my.mcg.edu
'You form a basis to not only understand how biology works,but also how therapeutic strategies should be developed.It's a very systematic,large-scale effort to understand the brain.'One goal is understanding biology gone wrong,as it does in Alzheimer's.'
Picture This: Scientists Could Take Photos of Your Memories and Dreams | the Daily Mail
Science & Tech  (tags: science, imagination, dreams, subconscious, memory, discovery, brain, technology, innovation, picture, machine )

Ceci
- 2370 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have developed a mind-reading technique which could one day allow them to take pictures of memories and dreams. By comparing brain activity scans, they were able to correctly predict which of 120 pictures someone was focusing on in 90 percent
Why Time Seems to Slow Down in Emergencies
Science & Tech  (tags: time, scientists, volunteers, research, neuroscience, memory, memories, brain, danger, emergencies, perception, experiment, interesting )

Laurel
- 2455 days ago - livescience.com
In The Matrix, the hero Neo could dodge bullets because time moved in slow motion for him during battles. Indeed, in the real world, people in danger often feel as if time slowed down for them.
Humans Are Not the Only Sapiens
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, homo sapiens, animals, chimps, memory, thinking )

Eduardo
- 2455 days ago - hindu.com
We were taught at school and college that of all animals, it is us humans who are the thinking ones, the sapient or wise ones. Now we realize how anthropocentric this claim has been. The title we have given ourselves, homo sapiens, is a trifle arrogant.
 

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