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Penn State Study Reveals Memory Might Be Even More Selective Than Previously Thought

If you’re like many people, you might read an entire book or sit through a whole television show only to realize you recall basically nothing about it.

01/23/2015

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Testing And Treating Dementia

We need to screen for dementia because there are things we can do to slow down progress and possibly buy time until better drugs come along.

12/05/2014

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s Relatively Uncommon

While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.

12/02/2014

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Can Eating Chocolate Help Your Memory?

According to a study by researchers at Columbia University, chocolate may help your memory.

10/27/2014

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Brain Cells Recognize Celebrities

We know there are brain cells in specific parts of the brain that seem to turn on only in response to pictures or individual images.

10/17/2014

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Study: Want To Learn Something? Spark Your Curiosity First

Whether it’s psychology or art history, you learn better when you’re curious about something — anything — before hitting the books.

10/06/2014

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Bilingual Stimulation Good For The Brain

An Italian study found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.

06/10/2014

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Diet High In Fruit May Help Alzheimer’s

There is a report in the journal Aging Cell that a compound found in strawberries may potentially help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

04/14/2014

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Health: Simple Test Could Spot Signs Of Mental Decline; Take The Test Now

A simple at home test that can identify if you’re at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.

01/13/2014

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Study Suggests Learning New Skills May Keep Aging Minds Sharp

Getting older and want to keep your mind sharp? It seems that crossword puzzles and reading just won’t cut it.

11/25/2013

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Testing For Signs Of Dementia

Research suggests that an electroencephalogram (EEG) can measure brain speed and serve as an indicator to predict memory problems.

03/29/2013

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Mind Vault App

Looking to boost your memorization skills? MindVault might help.

03/19/2013

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Exercise For Your Brain

It is a commonly held belief that regular exercise helps you think more clearly and may help offset memory problems down the road. But does exercise really have that dramatic of an effect?

12/14/2012

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Study Finds People Under Stress Have Better Memory

A new study suggests that when people are under stress their memory might improve.

10/11/2012

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How The Brain Thinks About The Future

Humans are the only animal that thinks about the future. But few scientists have looked at how we form vivid mental images of events that have not yet occurred. The best effort has been by researchers at Washington University of St. Louis.

08/17/2012

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