Columbia study challenges traditional hierarchy of brain decoding; offers insight into how the brain makes perceptual judgements. Scientists at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute have contributed to solving a paradox of perception, literally upending models of how the brain constructs interpretations of the outside world.
Distractions diminish people’s ability to remember, but important facts still stick, UCLA psychologists report.
UNSW research should encourage schools and even nursing homes to consider adopting exercise routines to assist memory.
Drinking alcohol improves memory for information learned before the drinking episode began, new research suggests.