Memory

Scientists Are Learning How to Influence Our Memory As We Sleep
Researchers are hard at work on a method of memory activation that could not only help people learn languages faster, but also help people eliminate terrifying remembrances. The best part? It'll happen while we sleep.
Why You Might Want to Hit the Gym Four Hours After a Study Session
New research suggests waiting that long may give your memory a big boost.
Confirmed: We Need REM Sleep to Remember How to Get Home
"We" meaning rats and probably humans, says a new study.
Why You Shouldn’t Retweet the Important Stuff
A new study links retweeting with lack of recall.
This Is What's Happening in Your Brain When You're Waiting to Make a Great Point
Sporadic bursts of neurons, it turns out, help us simultaneously store and learn information.