Our memories make us who we are, and as with anything involving the human brain, they’re pretty complicated. Explore the mysteries of memory with this collection of fascinating articles that break down how we form memories, why we forget so much of our childhood, and the profound impact this has on our lives.
Human memory happens in many parts of the brain at once, and some types of memories stick around longer than others.
Memory researchers say these months will eventually become a blur for those of us isolating at home.
Over the years, hundreds of people online have shared memories of a cheesy Nineties movie called “Shazaam.” There is no evidence that such a film was ever made. What does this tell us about the quirks of collective memory?
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
Scientists are beginning to understand that plants have abilities, previously unnoticed and unimagined, that we’ve only ever associated with animals.
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