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Apr 26, 2016 04:47 AM ET
Humans are phenomenally talented at remembering faces. (Names, sometimes -- not so much!) DNews examines how the brain works its face-processing magic.
Feb 25, 2016 11:35 AM ET
If you think your brain already has all the space it needs for memories and other info, you're right. It has that with room to spare. But file this nugget in your high-capacity noggin: We may have been lowballing it all these years.
Jan 21, 2016 03:40 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
New calculations of the brain's memory center shows it can hold one the same amount of information contained on the World Wide Web.
Dec 21, 2015 11:18 AM ET
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?
Nov 3, 2015 11:51 AM ET
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."
Oct 12, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
No one needs a reason to have a glass of wine, but a little vino can do the body good.
Sep 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
While Americans have an admirable tendency to focus on the positive, historians say it's critical to also remember tragedy.
Aug 25, 2015 10:31 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
No, you're not crazy: Monday and Friday are just used more often in pop culture than the other days. Continue reading →
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