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Scientists think déjà vu might be a hiccup in the process of memory consolidation.
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  • 5 min
Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
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Scientists continue to learn about the neurobiology and architecture of the different types of memory.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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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.
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  • 7 min
Students can see how quickly their brain picks up a new skill using the example of code breaking.
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This activity helps students test their short term memory, while trying to stump their classmates with short quizzes.
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The neuroscientist and professor discusses his work on memory in this podcast from People Behind the Science.
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  • 30 min
NBC News anchor Brian Williams apologized for his erroneous account of being aboard a helicopter forced to make an emergency landing after being hit by enemy fire while reporting on the Iraq war in 2003.
Taking breaks and quizzing yourself are two great ways to improve your memorization.
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