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How do we form memories, what does it mean to sharpen our memory and why do memories change with time
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How do we form memories, what does it mean to sharpen our memory and why do memories change with time

Anything that happens to us during the day goes through a series of filters before our brain can decide whether it needs to go into our memory bank.

Four surprising activities that can actually make you smarter
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Four surprising activities that can actually make you smarter

The trick to keeping the brain ‘young’ is keeping it engaged - hence the emphasis on wading into unfamiliar territory and keeping it primed.

Zapping the brain boosts working memory in people over age 60, study finds
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Zapping the brain boosts working memory in people over age 60, study finds

While still uncertain, previous research suggests the effect may last 5 hours or more after stimulation.

Scientist that edited babies' genes probably gave them a brain boost too: Study
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Scientist that edited babies' genes probably gave them a brain boost too: Study

The edited gene doesn't just affect HIV susceptibility, but also recovery after strokes & cognition.

Google Glass could help kids with autism better understand faces & emotions
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Google Glass could help kids with autism better understand faces & emotions

Assessments show better social interaction, initiation and emotion recognition in kids with autism