Current sleep remedies risk addiction and memory problems, but a new class of medications may avoid these issues.
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.
Having a drink (or two) is one way to nod off more quickly, but how restful is an alcohol-induced slumber?
It’s no secret that our ability to remember things dulls as we get older. Now researchers have some clues about why that happens.
Our online musings may not be so ephemeral after all
Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other …
Mistaken eyewitness identification is a major cause of false convictions, but a new lineup technique could improve bystanders’ accuracy
Increasingly, research suggests that obesity is bad for your brain. Maintaining a normal weight in midlife may be a good way to keep your brain healthy as you age
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.
Eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — from fish, soy or nuts, for example — may help stave off Alzheimer’s disease, the authors of a new study suggest.