Self-control may weaken memory

Our ability to inhibit an action or override an inclination while doing another task may affect memory and attention.

Nicotine changes marijuana's effect on brain

Although individuals who use marijuana plus tobacco have smaller a hippocampus, their memory function is greater.

Here's why you mistake strangers for familiar faces

Neuroscientists, including an Indian-origin researcher from Johns Hopkins University, have pinpointed a part of the brain that helps you decipher memory from new experiences.

Saliva test can reveal your memory skills

Your saliva can tell how strong your memory and analytical skills are.

Moral traits key component of identity

While we may consider our memory as being essential to who we are, others consider our moral traits to be the core component of our identity.

What disrupts brain in psychiatric disorder

Researchers have identified how over-activation of certain brain chemical receptors trigger disruption in the brain's communication channels linked to symptoms in psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia.

Smartphone necklace reveals how brain maps memories

After analysing with an app, participants who wore a smartphone around their neck, scientists have seen for the first time evidence of where the brain records the time and place of real-life memories.

Male, female brains operate differently: Study

A new study of a brain region involved in learning and memory, responses to stress and epilepsy has found that male and female brains operate differently at a molecular level.

Insulin may treat dementia

Insulin delivered high up in the nasal cavity goes to affected areas of brain and helps improve memory, says a study that could lead to new therapies for Alzheimer`s disease and similar forms of dementia.

After yoga, climb a tree to boost your memory 

Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam along with yoga exercises can dramatically improve cognitive skills in adults too.

India A, Australia A players wear black armbands in memory of former President APJ Abdul Kalam
India A, Australia A players wear black armbands in memory of former President APJ Abdul Kalam

The India A and Australia A cricketers wore black armbands and observed two minutes silence in memory of late former President APJ Abdul Kalam at the start of the second four-day unofficial Test here on Wednesday.

A good night's sleep sharpens our memories

 After a good night's sleep, we are more likely to recall facts which we could not remember while still awake, researchers have found.

Over two hours on Facebook daily bad for kids' memory

Spending more than two hours daily on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram can put your kids at the risk of developing poor mental health, high psychological distress and even suicidal thoughts, new research shows.

Briton man left with just 90-minute memory

 A Briton who can only remember up to 90 minutes and bears a striking similarity to the memory loss presented in movies like "Groundhog Day" and "Memento" may be a unique case never seen before, say  Britonfrom University of Leicester.

Diabetics prone to memory decline with age

 People suffering from Type 2 diabetes are prone to memory decline and also develop poor decision-making skills as they age, shows research.

Gym steroid use may weaken memory: Study

 People using steroids to boost muscle growth and sporting performance are far more likely to experience issues with their memory, a new study has claimed.

Stroke leads to decline in memory over years

Those who survive a stroke may experience accelerated and persistent decline in memory and thinking ability over several years after the event, say a study.

Smartphones and internet may give you 'digital amnesia'

People are using smartphones and the internet as an extension of their memory which may lead to 'digital amnesia', a new survey suggests.

Camera Day: Celebrate the art of photography and go click-happy!
Camera Day: Celebrate the art of photography and go click-happy!

Ritu Singh

“People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time, cameras are the world’s first time machines.” 

Go vegan to keep memory loss at bay

A new study has suggested that eating green leafy vegetables can help keep mental abilities sharp.