s-cphoto via Getty Images
Sherlock Holmes’ ‘Mind Palace’ is real, and it actually works.
Because it's never fun forgetting someone's name.
Sarah K. Lee
Alzheimer's is synonymous with memory loss ― an affliction most of us struggle to wrap our heads around. But the disease impacts those who suffer from it, along with their families and caregivers, in...
It reveals a lot about human perspective.
K-P Wolf via Getty Images
Pills to prevent cognitive decline are in the works. Here’s the latest—plus, some tips for staying sharp until they’re on the market.
What explains the youthful brains of "super agers"?
Gene Wilder gave us the golden ticket to childhood. In his role as Willy Wonka he created a sense of nostalgia and a magic for a time gone by, a sense of longing for childhood that went with him and cannot be replaced.
For the very ambitious who want to capitalize on the one-third of their lives spent asleep, learning while snoozing is the ultimate dream. Just imagine if you could learn a new language by streaming p...
If the brain doesn’t get adequate stimulation during critical years, there may be everlasting consequences.
htu via Getty Images
Humans are a fortunate species. We are not the strongest or fastest. We don't have the biggest brains or live the longest. Yet we are dominant over the planet. From cuneiform to computer chip, our mem...
Artur Debat via Getty Images
Don't throw away your old notebooks just yet. According to experts, sticking with a pen and paper has a some serious benefits (and it has nothing to do going nuts in the newsagent stationery aisle)....
It's that eerie feeling you get where you could swear you've lived that very moment before, but of course logic tells you that just couldn't be possible. Déjà Vu is a common intuitive feeling that ha...
Even the greatest listeners can have trouble remembering a new acquaintance's name. It happens to the best of us, and for some reason, it's terribly embarras