Memory Category

April 8, 2019

Mind: To Improve Memory, Tune It Like an Orchestra

A noninvasive technique shows promise in improving the working memory of older adults. But, the scientists note, “Do not try this at home!”

April 8, 2019

The Diagnosis Is Alzheimer’s. But That’s Probably Not the Only Problem.

Most people with dementia have a number of brain abnormalities, not just Alzheimer’s disease. The finding is forcing scientists to rethink the search for treatments.

March 22, 2019

Mind: Can We Get Better at Forgetting?

Some things aren’t worth remembering. Science is slowly working out how we might let that stuff go.