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.

Memory, thinking tests may hint at Alzheimer's 18 yrs before diagnosis

As per a new study, errors on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimer's up to 18 years before the disease can be diagnosed.

Good liars have better thinking skills: Study

Children who are good at lying have better verbal working memory and thinking skills, a new study has found for the first time.

How Yoga can help you ward off diseases?

Yoga be a cure for a lot of diseases. Incorportate yoga in your life for a healthy mind and body.

Fond memories can help you overcome depression

Revealing the curative power of memory, scientists have established that artificial reactivation of memories stored during a positive experience can suppress the effects of stress-induced depression.

Here's how sleep affects memory

 A new study has integrated neuroscience and psychological research to reveal how sleep is more complex than previously imagined.

Why we can't recall the exact colour we saw

 Do you know that although we can see millions of colours, but can remember only the few basic ones?

Sleep aids memory even after concussion

 Sleep helps memory consolidation even in individuals who sustain mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as concussion, new research has found.

Stroke steals eight years of brain function

Having a stroke ages a person's brain function by almost eight years, robbing them of memory and thinking speed, new research says.

Old-age memory loss lower than previously believed

As per a new research, memory loss among the elderly is lower than what was originally thought.

Why women are better at remembering tasks-to-do

Now is the time to finally listen to your wife as women are better than men at remembering things to do, a new study finds.