Our selective memories prioritise those exciting early memories
A child’s developing memory makes the world wondrous and slow, but an adult’s reliance on routine speeds everything up
Can you love a place like you love people?
Beware rumination: it interferes with our ability to feel empathy for others
Research suggests apps simply free our minds to focus on other things - rather than making our memories lazier
We are easily tricked into wrongly believing we will recall particular information
Reflecting on times past can help people cope with the present
Working memory is central to our functioning but it ebbs and flows over our lifespan
Neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova on what research suggests we can do to keep dementia at bay
A new TV show would have us believe a powerful hypnotist can make us do whatever he says while we are powerless to resist or even realise.