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Study finds how brain remembers single events

Single events account for many of our most vivid memories - a marriage proposal, a wedding toast, a baby's birth. Until a recent UC Irvine discovery, however, scientists knew little about what happens inside the brain that ...

dateMar 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Protein found linking stress and depression

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stress, the ever-present threat to health and happy living, is tough on the brain. If the strain goes on too long, it can lead to debilitating psychological problems. Part of the reason, according to scientists ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Medical research
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Newborn brain cells 'time-stamp' memories

"Remember when...?" is how many a wistful trip down memory lane begins. But just how the brain keeps tabs on what happened and when is still a matter of speculation. A computational model developed by scientists at the Salk ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in Medical research
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