Get Your FREE subscription today
Current Issues Past Issues Who We Are Resources Get Involved Glossary
 
From the Editor
Editor's Note
 
Memory News
Fatty food weighs down muscles and memory
 
Pumping Neurons: Exercise to maintain a healthy brain
The evidence is growing that moderate regular exercise boosts memory and other brain functions and may help prevent age-related declines.
Go to Article >>
 
How Parkinsonís disease affects the mind

It’s not just a movement disorder. Besides causing tremors and other motion-related symptoms, Parkinson’s disease affects memory, learning, and behavior.

Go to Article >>

 
Creative healing: art therapy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
As medical science races to cure dementia, storytelling and other creative activities promise a better quality of life for the millions already diagnosed.
Go to Article >>
 
Memory Tip
Medicate Your Memory
Resources
Confabulation
 
Web Sites:

Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation:
http://www.kessler-research.org
John DeLuca is the director of neuroscience research at Kessler Institute in West Orange, NJ. To read more about his research in confabulation and other areas, go to http://www.kessler-research.org and click on "KMRREC Research." Follow the links to the Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory.

Books:

Searching for Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past, by Daniel L. Schacter.
(New York: Harper Collins, 1997).
Daniel Schacter, a professor of psychology at Harvard University, explains what neuroscientists understand about how human memory works and what can happen when it does not. The book discusses confabulation and also false memory.