Your nose can be a pathfinder

Waves in our brain make smells stick to our memories and inner maps, scientists say.

Goats are smart with excellent long-term memories

Goats are much intelligent than they may appear at first glance, a new study has shown.
Goats learn to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, researchers said.

How memories are born

Researchers have said that by tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment they can mark the birth of a memory.

Brain stores memories by time

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that our brain stores memories by their "temporal context" - what happened before, and what came after - and not by content.

We make our best memories by age 25

Older than 25? You have already made your most important memories!

Protein that makes memories last identified

Researchers have identified certain prion-like proteins that are essential for creating and maintaining long-term memories.

Younger people powered by `high definition` memories

High-definition video or television set sound OK. But high-definition memories?

Study shows how brain forms memories

Scientists have discovered how memories are stored in specific brain cells. The new study also pinpoints how these incidents are recalled.

Proteins vital to formation of long-term memories identified

Scientists have discovered a group of proteins that are essential to long-term memory formation.

Psychiatric disorders linked to protein involved in memory formation

A new study has linked psychiatric disorders have to a protein involved in the formation of long-term memories.

How brain forms long-term memories

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have uncovered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons-providing much-needed clues into the brain`s ability to form long-lasting memories.

Neuron growth causes loss of early childhood memories

Formation of new neurons in the hippocampus - a brain region known for its importance in learning and remembering - may be the reason why we have no memories from our earliest years, scientists claim.

Why some memories last a lifetime while others disappear quickly

A new study suggests that memories rehearsed, during either sleep or waking, can have an impact on memory consolidation and on what is remembered later.

Stem cells determine level of human creativity

Scientists claim to have discovered a new type of stem cells responsible for creative thinking and memories in humans.

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan relives ‘KBC’ memories

Amitabh Bachchan has started mock rehearsals for the fifth season of reality game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati.’

Forest trees retain memories of their origin

There is a form of molecular `memory` in trees where a tree`s previous personal experience influences how it responds to the environment.

Now, flip of a switch to turn memories on-off!

A method to turn memories on and off with the flip of a switch, has been developed by the scientists.

Kim Kardashian hopes perfume will stir up ‘memories’ among wearers

Kim Kardashian has hopes that her ‘intimate’ fragrance’ would evoke ‘memories’ among its wearers.

Young children can access earliest memories, study finds

Young children may have memories stretching back to late infancy, but these memories fade away as childhood proceeds, a new Canadian study finds.

Ads may create false memories

Ads can sometimes create false memories about products.

Elephants `do have long memories`

Researchers have found that older elephants are the best at making crucial decisions about predators.

Memories take hold better during sleep: Study

Researchers in Germany showed that the brain is better during sleep than during wakefulness.

Memories take hold better during sleep: Study

Researchers in Germany showed that the brain is better during sleep than during wakefulness.

Brain area critical for forming unconscious memories identified

Researchers have found that a small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming unconscious conceptual memories.

Brain area critical for forming unconscious memories identified

Researchers have found that a small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming unconscious conceptual memories.

A pill to erase painful memories in offing

Scientists discovered that proteins can be removed from the brain`s `fear centre` to wipe out traumatic memories.

A pill to erase painful memories in offing

Scientists discovered that proteins can be removed from the brain`s `fear centre` to wipe out traumatic memories.

Scars in heart, Mumbai moves on with 26/11 memories

Mumbai is two years past the day that deeply scarred its heart

Soon, it would be possible to delete painful memories

Scientists claim they have found a way to permanently delete painful memories from the mind.

Soon, it would be possible to delete painful memories

Scientists claim they have found a way to permanently delete painful memories from the mind.