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Recalling skills often depends on returning to your state of mind — or environment — where you first learned it.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 8 min
Our capacity to learn and remember and to feel a range of emotions all arise from signaling in distinct regions of the brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Scientists think déjà vu might be a hiccup in the process of memory consolidation.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Scientists continue to learn about the neurobiology and architecture of the different types of memory.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Do you ever wonder why it is so hard to learn something new? It's due in part to heavy cognitive load. Learn more in this Roundup.
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Learn about memory while you test your own in this fun educational game from BrainFacts.org.
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Researchers learned a great deal about memory from a man who lost it.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 7 min
Students can see how quickly their brain picks up a new skill using the example of code breaking.
  • Scholastic
This activity helps students test their short term memory, while trying to stump their classmates with short quizzes.
  • Discovery Education
The neuroscientist and professor discusses his work on memory in this podcast from People Behind the Science.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 30 min