memory consolidation
Fixing Fearful Memories
Fixing Fearful Memories
Abby Olena | Jan 20, 2014
Remote memories can be modified in the presence of a drug that induces epigenetic changes to DNA.
Caffeine Boosts Memory Consolidation?
Caffeine Boosts Memory Consolidation?
Tracy Vence | Jan 13, 2014
A new study purports to show that post-learning caffeine consumption can improve memory, but some scientists are not convinced.
Putting Bad Memories to Bed
Putting Bad Memories to Bed
Kate Yandell | Sep 11, 2013
Researchers selectively erase methamphetamine-related memories in mice and rats.
Watching the Brain Remember
Watching the Brain Remember
Sabrina Richards | May 16, 2013
For the first time, researchers visualize zebrafish memory retrieval in real time.
Sleep Protection
Sleep Protection
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2013
Inducing certain brain patterns extends non-REM sleep in mice.
Forgetting Drug Addiction
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 16, 2012
Researchers weaken the memories of drug use in recovering addicts.
Memory Aid
Richard P. Grant | Aug 1, 2011
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Sleep on it
Megan Scudellari | Jun 23, 2011
Scientists invent a method to control the timing and duration of sleep in fruit flies and find that snoozing helps form long-term memories.