26 August 2014
Brain studies are revealing why some people – and not others – can hold huge amounts of information in their mind and manipulate it, writes Joel Pearson.
17 December 2013
Even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental effect on cognitive ability with impaired memory and brain inflammation after just a week, UNSW reseach finds.
10 January 2013
So far there is no simple explanation for déjà vu, but advances in neuroimaging techniques may aid our understanding of memory and the tricks our minds play, writes Amy Reichelt.
28 November 2012
A new analysis suggests four – not seven – is the “magic” number easily processed by the brain, challenging a long-held view on what constitutes the limit to human perception.
02 October 2012
Our memories – good or bad – form parts of our identities and simply removing aspects of our character may have serious consequences, writes Amy Reichelt.
15 April 2009
There's an upside to feeling down when the weather is gloomy: your memory is far more accurate than it is on bright and sunny days, a UNSW study suggests.
07 February 2008
One of the world's leading researchers in dementia, Professor John Hodges, has taken up an appointment with UNSW and the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute.