New studies are showing that the more symmetrical your face is, the less likely you'll recognize that person if you see them again. Trace explains how the human brain gets bored with symmetry, and how it loves to seek out and remember uniqueness!
The hippocampus plays an important role both in when memories stay stable and when they're more likely to change.
At what age is your brain able to maintain memories so that you can recollect them later in life? Anthony tackles this question as he takes a look at some recent research on a phenomena known as childhood amnesia.
If a man forgets an anniversary or a birthday, is he really to blame? Crystal answers some of Trace's questions about memory, how men forget more than women, and a phenomenon called "event boundaries."
Long-term, heavy marijuana use will damage the brain, lowering the user's IQ, according to a study. What other negative side effects can marijuana have on your memory? Trace examines some disturbing possible links between weed and your brain.
Need to remember something? Drink some coffee! Trace tells you about a new study that explores how caffeine strengthens your memory.
Anthony tells you what goes into remembering something and how, even when we think our memories are strong, we're all susceptible to a false or changing memory!
The premise of Assassin's Creed is the reliving of other people's memories stored inside DNA. Well, scientists have found that in mice this actually happens! Anthony is joined by special guest Tara Long, from Hard Science, to explain how it works.
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