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Short Term Memory

Scientists Target and Block a Specific Memory

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Erasing memory is the plot for several popular science fiction movies, but the fact is that there is no convincing evidence that the memory of specific experience (called declarative memory) can be erased in humans -- until now.

Losing Your Memory? Not So Fast...

Stephan Spencer | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephan Spencer

There are a great many ways to work at maintaining and even improving your memory functions as you get older, and there's no question that both mental and physical stimulation keep your brain sharp. But the simple truth is that our memories may not be fading as quickly as we think.

Chimp Tops Humans In Key Mental Test

Posted 02.17.2013 | Science

By: Douglas Main Published: 02/16/2013 03:58 PM EST on LiveScience Boston — Chimpanzees may have more smarts than humans, at least regarding sho...

Designing Your Mind

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Why don't the schools and universities teach design thinking for thinking? We teach physical fitness. But rather than brain fitness we emphasize cramming young heads with information and testing their recall.

How Much Info Can The Brain Hold? Test Your Memory

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

With external electronic devices replacing our internal memory systems, we are asking our brains to do less memory-work, and thus, it is likely that our brains have become less efficient or skilled at memory-work.

Victory in Afghanistan - Calling All Artificial Intelligence Experts

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

When I think of some of my own long term, fixed ideologies that I resist changing, I am wondering what would need to happen for me to challenge them and re-engineer them.