Blocking Brain Protein Could Stop Aging Memory Loss

Blocking Brain Protein Could Stop Aging Memory Loss

It is no secret that as people get older things are harder to remember. This happens because as people age, their brain chemistry changes. The body contains a protein that interrupts the brain’s cell repair system, as people age, this protein, beta2-microglobin (B2M), builds up in the cerebrospinal fluid and the blood. This buildup of […]

Light Pulses Cure Mice for Amnesia

Light Pulses Cure Mice for Amnesia

Amnesia has remained as a controversial topic among neuroscience researchers for many years. The researchers are divided by two parts with opposite beliefs; one side of neuroscience researchers believe the brain disease is caused by damaged cells, causing memory to not be stored, while the opposing side believes memories are not recallable due to some […]

Anecdotes Can Be as Fictitious as Memory [Video]

Anecdotes Can Be as Fictitious as Memory [Video]

In the 1990 movie Total Recall, as well as in the 2012 remake, the protagonist, Doug Quaid, has trouble differentiating which of his memories are true after visiting a virtual reality company that supposedly implanted a fictitious memory of a secret agent into his brain. However, in reality, people do not necessarily need a machine […]