Memory

The Expanse Will Rip Your Heart Out and Make It Feel Good

The Expanse Will Rip Your Heart Out and Make It Feel Good

The end is near, Screaming Firehawks, and with just one Expanse episode to go after this week’s blazing “Winnipesaukee,” the stage is set for a finale full of questions that need answering, conflicts we hope to see resolved, and a reunion we’ve been waiting almost all of season five to…

Do Dogs Forget Their People?

Do Dogs Forget Their People?

Let’s say your long-term relationship totally implodes. Browsing for a new apartment, or a therapist, you hear your dog bark in the other room and realise, with a start, that it isn’t actually your dog. Once you’re all moved out, the dog will be out of your life, too. Stewing…

Study Shows How Our Brains Replay Recent Experiences During Sleep

Study Shows How Our Brains Replay Recent Experiences During Sleep

While we sleep, our brains are busy organising fresh memories into long-term storage—or at least, that’s the theory. Intriguing new research is bolstering this assertion, with evidence that our brains replay the day’s experiences during sleep, in what is an integral part of the memory-storage process.