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Researchers Show That Brain Cells Hold Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, new study, memories, brain cells )

- 2670 days ago -
Memory engrams - traces of memory, often aroused by external stimuli, like a smell - do reside in brain cells, say researchers from MIT and Stanford.
Why Do We Dream? To Ease Painful Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: study, Why, Do, We, Dream?, To Ease, Painful, Memories )

- 2784 days ago -
Dreaming may act like a type of overnight therapy, taking the edge off painful memories, a new study says. In a recent experiment, brain scans of people who viewed emotionally provocative pictures and then went to sleep showed that the part of the brain
Hope for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction: Block Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: cocaine, memories, treatment, brain, memory, anxiety )

- 3165 days ago -
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.
Scientists Erase Specific Memories in Mice
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, Medical College, brain cells, Joe Z. Tsien, Discovery Institute, mice, memories, bad, erase, pain, genetic, interesting, discovery, humans, study )

- 3921 days ago -
It sounds like science fiction, by scientists say it might one day be possible to erase undesirable memories from the brain, selectively and safely.Humans plagued by painful memories have long wished for a way to eject them from the brain.
IBM Software Acts as Human Memory Backup: Pensieve
Science & Tech  (tags: ibm, memory, pensieve, magic, life, memories, forgotten, amazing, invention )

- 4002 days ago -
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
Why Time Seems to Slow Down in Emergencies
Science & Tech  (tags: time, scientists, volunteers, research, neuroscience, memory, memories, brain, danger, emergencies, perception, experiment, interesting )

- 4237 days ago -
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.
Don't Forget to Back Up Your Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, memory, memories, computer, surrogate memory, science, scientists, future, research, technology, interesting )

- 4255 days ago -
Want Your Entire Life Recorded onto a Hard Drive? They're working on it...
Why Bad Memories Stick
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, stress, memories, hormone, norepinephrine, humans )

- 4306 days ago -
Stressful events can create bad memories that are hard to forget. Stress hormone norepinephrine tweaks a certain type of chemical receptor, GluR1, in the brain . As a result, the brain lowers its threshold for learning, making it easier to make memories.

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