Want to ace that test tomorrow? Here's a tip: Put down the coffee and get some sleep. Your memory will thank you.
We know that sleep is crucial for learning and memory - but exactly how the brain forms long-term memories not well understood.
A team of neuropsychologists have shown that even a brief sleep - a power nap - can significantly improve retention of learned material in memory.
The eyes are the window into the soul - or, at least, the mind, according to research into pupillometry - studying the measurement of the pupil.
Here's a look at how a certain genetic mutation affects brain development in people with autism.
We know sleep is important tool for enhancing memory and learning skills - and now, some light has been shed on the role between dreams and memory.
How do autism & sensory processing disorders differ? Researchers studying the brain are finding answers.
If you think sleeping is a long and sometimes pointless exercise, know this: scientists have found that sleep can help boost your ability to learn.
Intelligence is important in academics, but it's not everything. Reserchers are finding psychological & biological links between intelligence and curiosity.
Your memory plucks fragments of the present and inserting them into the past, reports a 2014 study. In terms of accuracy, the brain's no video camera.
Sometimes anxiety can linger or become overwhelming. When it gets in the way of good health and peace of mind, it’s called an anxiety disorder.
We're not quite Iron Man, but metals are intricately entwined with our bodies.
A scientific team has discovered that a common form of a gene already associated with long life also improves learning and memory, a finding that could have implications for treating age-related diseases like Alzheimer's.