New calculations of the brain's memory center shows it can hold one the same amount of information contained on the World Wide Web.
The human brain often seems to be messing with us. For example, we're often able to remember tons of useless stuff, but the stuff we WISH we could recall perfectly just disappears. Hey, brain, what gives?
Things we do every day -- like driving to work or making coffee -- are handled by the brain in a kind of "blah blah blah" mode that's distinct from when our grey matter knows it needs to flip the switch to "On."
No one needs a reason to have a glass of wine, but a little vino can do the body good.
While Americans have an admirable tendency to focus on the positive, historians say it's critical to also remember tragedy.
No, you're not crazy: Monday and Friday are just used more often in pop culture than the other days. Continue reading →
A ghost photo from the U.K. is going viral this week but in this case psychology—not the paranormal—provides the best explanation.
Women are found to be nearly twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer's.
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