Tag: memory

Study: Rate of Dementia is Decreasing, But We Don’t Know Why

Dementia is a condition that can tear apart families and relationships, and there have been few breakthroughs in terms of cures. Now, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine may give hope to those who are being affected by the ailment. The Framingham Heart Study shows that new rates of dementia may actually be …

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Neuroscientists: Your Memory Bank is Just as Big as the World Wide Web

The Internet is a big, virtual place, but your memory bank might give it a run for its money. A new study published by researchers from the Salk Institute has discovered that the memory capacity of the brain is 10 times more than originally thought. In technical terms, it is in the “petabyte range,” which …

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