Alzheimer’s doesn’t happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble.
The largest study to date on the effects of eating omega-3 fatty acids confirm that foods high in the fats can preserve memory and cognitive functions only in people without diabetes.
Getting a grip — literally — by clenching your right fist before remembering information and your left when you want to remember it can boost your recall, according to the latest study.
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
It turns out humans aren’t the only ones getting a buzz from coffee.
Checking status updates on Facebook may be just the distraction your memory needs.
Hunger would seem to be a fairly straightforward instinct: Depending on how much you eat, you either will or you won’t be hungry afterward.
A daily dose of exercise is good for both mind and body, but how much is enough?
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.
Just 10 minutes of wakeful rest may help us absorb new information into memory
People can more accurately remember the health warnings included in graphic cigarette labels than in standard text-only Surgeon General’s warnings, a study finds.
Many aging women add soy to their diets for its widely touted health benefits. But a recent study finds that better brain function isn’t one of them.
Strong recall may be genetically associated with heightened flashbacks of trauma and pain, according to new research.