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Electric pulses to brain may boost memory by 15 per cent: Study

A study has shown that electrical impulses passing through the brain can improve information retention and memory by upto 15 percent.

Prebiotics in formula milk may boost babies' memory skills

Breast milk contains natural sources of prebiotics: small, indigestible fibre molecules that promote the growth of good bacteria in the baby's gut, which is not present in the standard formula milk.


Forgetting things at times could be good for memory

Forgetting things is very common among people who keep quite busy. Studies have proven that forgetfulness could actually be good for your memory.

Can't remember to complete tasks? Set cue-based reminders for yourself

We all have a habit of forgetting tasks that need to be completed. Cue-based reminders or sticky notes could help jog your memory a little.

Just paying attention is not enough for information retention

New research suggests that people tend to remember only those things better that they expect to have future relevance.

Here's a sneak peek into how our working memory functions

Our brain operates in a very sporadic, periodic way, with lots of gaps in between the information the brain represents.


Feeling more forgetful these days? It may be due to prolonged stress

In a study, prolonged stress caused spatial memory loss in mice trying to navigate a maze.

Your obesity is making you more forgetful, says study

A high Body Mass Index (BMI) is likely to affect episodic memory — the ability to recall past events.

Hyperactivity beneficial for kids with ADHD

Hyperactivity of kids with ADHD is beneficial or their working memory, says a study.

It's true: Your brain can store information as much as the World Wide Web

According to a study, brain's memory capacity is 10 times more than thought.