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Scientists Probably Find a Method to Make Your Forget about Your Meth Addiction

As for many addicts who have given up drug abuse sometime before, they have to fight against with their memories, which could induce them to pick up addiction some months or even several years after rehabilitation. However, there is the good news for such recovering addicts that a new revolutionary discovery […]

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Scientists Turn Bacteria into Genomic Tape Recorders that Store Cells’ Memories

By the means of randomly sequencing its DNA, researchers succeeded in converting the widely seen gut bacterium E. coli into smallest tape recorder in the world. The latest designed microbes were intently engineered so as to document and store memories from their surroundings that could be traced back later. Such concept was […]

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Your Blood Type Can Influence Your Memory

According to the new study published in the latest edition of Neurology , it was found by scientists that for those with a rare blood type, they had to face more risks in development of memory problems later in their lives and the rate for individuals with AB blood to develop cognitive […]

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Regular Marijuana Use is Bad for Young Brains

The use of Marijuana is increasingly seen among young people now and it is widely accepted that it could severely harm the brains of those regular users. According to Krista Lisdahl from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, to a regular cannabis user, who would take it once a week, it would be […]

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Sleep Deprivation Might Give You False Memories!

According to the research result recently released in Psychological Science, lack of sleep not only affects your focus and productivity, but hurts your memory as well. It is widely accepted that sleeping for seven to eight hours every night is goof enough for most people. There is obvious evidence showing that […]

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Scientists Discover Probable Way to Silence Fear Gene

A group of scientists led by Dr Timothy Bredy at Queensland Brain Institute of University of Queensland, Australia has identified a way to silence the gene responsible for fear. This new study, released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is focused on the processes related with decreasing the […]

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Enhance Your Brain by Playing Video Games

A new research has discovered that a positive association does exist between the amounts of time used for playing video games and thickness of specific areas of the brain. Such results released in the journal PLOS ONE could demonstrate a biological reason for the cognition’s  improvements which were previously thought to […]

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“In One Ear and Out the Other”? Study Says Human Have a Poor Memory for Sound

“In One Ear and Out the Other”? Study Says Human Have a Poor Memory for Sound

Do you remember the sound bite that you heard on the radio this morning? What about the grocery items your wife asked you to pick up? Chances are, you won’t. A study published in this week’s PLOS ONE found that when it comes to memory, we don’t remember things we […]

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Are You Keeping the Memory or the Photo?

Are You Keeping the Memory or the Photo?

Long ago, the existence of photos is to help people recall things happened in the past. A line in movie Central Station said:” If you miss me, you can look at our photo. I’m saying this because I’m afraid one day you’ll forget me.” As the development of smart devices, […]

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Does the Mozart Effect Really Help?

Does the Mozart Effect Really Help?

Listening to classic music can improve cognitive ability – the so-called “Mozart effect” – has been falsified by several researchers. There was a research claiming that music stimuli can indeed help improve test performance. However, you may want to have a glimpse on a new study before you make up […]

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