Memory

mental health

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
Kate Willsky
2.12.19
This Week in Science

Your Brain Is Paying Attention While You're Sleeping

Even if you don't remember, your brain is listening.
Shayla Love
1.18.19
Social Media

Our Obsession with Taking Photos May Alter How We Remember Things

Rather than remembering what we ate, we scroll back to look at all the images we took of the food. This can have serious consequences.
Giuliana Mazzoni
1.10.19
This Week in Science

What Researchers Learned from the Brain of a 27-Year-Old with Amnesia

It's possible to have knowledge without remembering.
Shayla Love
12.21.18
psychedelics

Some People Relive Psychedelic Trips Years Later

Recreational users of drugs like LSD and mushrooms don’t always find psychedelic flashbacks upsetting, though.
Suzannah Weiss
12.3.18
psychedelics

Microdosing Mushrooms Could Make You More Creative

It improves two types of thinking important for creativity.
Shayla Love
11.2.18
world

What Pulling an All-Nighter Does to Your Mind and Body

Here's the bare minimum amount of sleep you need before a big exam.
Nick Keppler
9.17.18
The High Life

What Weed and Cocaine Do to Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”
Shayla Love
8.8.18
brain

What It Might Mean If You Get Deja Vu A Lot

That weird feeling can be traced to certain parts of the brain.
Shayla Love
4.23.18
mental health

My Deja Vu Is So Extreme I Can't Tell What's Real Anymore

A brain tumor made me question the very nature of reality.
Pat Long
5.30.17
Whoa

How to Remember Everything

A new study shows that anyone can be a 'memory athlete.'
Denny Watkins
3.9.17
Whoa

Brains With ADHD Look Different

A new technique used to study the condition could one day lead to more accurate diagnosis.
Denny Watkins
2.16.17
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