3 Questions: Suzanne Corkin on new study of neuroscience’s most famous patient
January 28, 2014Preliminary analysis of H.M.’s brain tissue lays groundwork for more comprehensive studies.
Discovering hippocampal connections responsible for episodic memory
December 18, 2013MIT neuroscientists map neural circuits involving the CA2 region of the hippocampus.
Neuroscientists plant false memories in the brain
July 25, 2013MIT study also pinpoints where the brain stores memory traces, both false and authentic.
Complex brain function depends on flexibility
May 19, 2013Neurons that can multitask greatly enhance the brain’s computational power, study finds.
Reversing Alzheimer’s gene ‘blockade’ can restore memory, other cognitive functions
March 1, 2012Neuroscientists show that HDAC2 enzyme could be a good target for new drugs.
What makes an image memorable?
May 23, 2011Hint: We tend to remember pictures of people much better than wide open spaces.