Quiet rest contributes to retaining detailed memories

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: Heriot-Watt University A brief rest can result in the retention of more detailed memories, relative to being … Continue reading Quiet rest contributes to retaining detailed memories

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Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The past lives on.  The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed … Continue reading Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

Team constructs whole-brain map of electrical connections key to forming memories

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has constructed the first whole-brain … Continue reading Team constructs whole-brain map of electrical connections key to forming memories

Memories of Alzheimer’s Patients May Not Be Lost Forever

And lasers might help bring them back. Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal Hippocampus that the memories of mice with Alzheimer’s disease can be recovered optogenetically – … Continue reading Memories of Alzheimer’s Patients May Not Be Lost Forever

Cat experiment suggests they remember in ways similar to humans and dogs

Credit: CC0 Public Domain (Phys.org)—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has found that cats are able to remember events in a way observed in both humans … Continue reading Cat experiment suggests they remember in ways similar to humans and dogs