Although people claimed to remember events from infancy and toddlerhood, scientists widely believe earliest memories stem from roughly 3 to 3 and a half years of age.
Calcification was found in the hippocampus, a small organ which plays a key role in our brain's ability to store memories.
Arc is the first and so far only non-viral protein known to behave this way.
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The brain prefers short, predictable sequences—exactly the opposite of a good password.
This is the period when we lay down memories and store information, researchers said.
Five hours of sleep loss results in loss of connectivity between neurons in the area of the brain linked with learning and memory, study shows.
Researchers studying people who were almost in a plane crash have found that traumatic experiences generate 'emotionally enhanced' memories.
Seven decades later, ensuring “legacy and memory becomes an inheritance that belongs to humankind as a whole.”