News tagged with working memory

In the Brain, Seven Is A Magic Number

Having a tough time recalling a phone number someone spoke a few minutes ago or forgetting items from a mental grocery list is not a sign of mental decline; in fact, it's natural.

Nov 23, 2009
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Magnesium supplement helps boost brainpower

Neuroscientists at MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing show that increasing brain magnesium with a new compound enhanced learning abilities, working memory, and short- and long-term memory in rats. The ...

Jan 27, 2010
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Neuroscientists map intelligence in the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted the most comprehensive brain mapping to date of the cognitive abilities measured by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence ...

Mar 11, 2009
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