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Cognitive Neurobiology

Articles on Cognitive Neurobiology, the branch of science that studies the biological foundations of mental phenomena. Some of the major topics include language, emotion, motor learning, sexual behavior, decision making, etc.

Cognitive Neurobiology Articles

New Research Sheds Light On Memory By Erasing It
For years, scientists have studied the molecular basis of memory storage, trying to find the molecules that store memory, just as DNA stores genetic memory.

Date: 5 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated

Sleep Strengthens Your Memory
Sleep not only protects memories from outside interferences, but also helps strengthen them, according to research

Date: 5 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated

Diet Rich in Antioxidants Can Improve Cognitive Ability
Scientists are only now beginning to understand the role of chemical ions called free radicals circulating in the body.

Date: 5 Sep 2007, Rating: 3.50

Neurobiologists jam brain's 'memory machine'
Scientists have found a way to erase long-term memory in rats, a discovery that could boost development of treatments for those suffering from memory loss or dementia.

Date: 4 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated

That's Not My Hand! How The Brain Can Be Fooled Into Feeling A Fake Limb
Scientists have made the first recordings of the human brain's awareness of its own body, using the illusion of a strategically-placed rubber hand to trick the brain.

Date: 4 Sep 2007, Rating: not rated