Category: "Memory"

Personality and Neurology: Extroverts Might Have More Brain Matter Volume, Study Suggests

Personality and Neurology: Extroverts Might Have More Brain Matter Volume, Study Suggests

Not all extroverts are made the same, and scientists from Brown University have mapped out the differences and similarities in the brain that make “agentic” go-getters and “affiliative” people persons. People-persons are those who thrive on sharing affection and get a charge from being around others. The go-getters are people who can turn on the […]

Anxiety and déjà vu: an interview with Dr Christine Wells, Sheffield Hallam University

Anxiety and déjà vu: an interview with Dr Christine Wells, Sheffield Hallam University

Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab) What is currently known about how and why déjà vu happens? It’s thought that the neural basis of déjà vu is located in the temporal lobes, a region of the brain strongly associated with the storage and retrieval of memories. One source of support for this is […]

New study challenges scientific theory about role of hippocampus in unconscious memory

New study challenges scientific theory about role of hippocampus in unconscious memory

A new study by a UT Dallas researcher challenges a long-accepted scientific theory about the role the hippocampus plays in our unconscious memory. For decades, scientists have theorized that this part of the brain is not involved in processing unconscious memory, the type that allows us to do things like button a shirt without having […]

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