Stories about ‘Cognitive Science’

 

 

More Evidence That Sleep Helps Strengthen Memory

Sleep may aid in the reinforcement of memory, a new study in rats suggests.

The rats in the Journal of Neuroscience study were initially conditioned to recognize a particular odor by being administered a mild foot shock during wakefulness in response to the odor information; the rats’ fear response to …

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It doesn’t matter so much that you’re made out of neurons and bones and muscles. Obviously, if we lose neurons in a stroke or in a degenerative disease like Alzheimer’s, we lose consciousness. But in principle, what matters for consciousness is the fact that you have these incredibly complicated little machines, these little switching …